Date Company Accusation City / Area / Country Source Tags Media
RiTeng Computer Accessory Co., Ltd.
(Subsidiary of Pegatron Group)
(Supplier Of Apple)
Labor violations at factory producing exterior components for computers: hiring discrimination over gender and age (below 35 years old); inadequate training; work 7 days/week during peak season (126 hours of monthly overtime); 14 hour monthly unpaid overtime; 12 hour daily shifts; more if daily quota isn't met; coerced overtime; work while standing for some workers; inadequate fire protection; 40 confirmed student workers (16 - 18 years old); base salary inadequate to cover basic needs ($233 month) ($1.34 per hour); workers dependent on overtime; workers trained by management during audit visits; wastewater poured into the sewage system.Shanghai, ChinaChina Labor WatchChild Labor, Discrimination, Excessive Work Hours, Forced Overtime, Inspection Fraud, Non-Living Wage, Occupational Hazard, Pollution, Unpaid Overtime

(Supplier Of H&M (Hennes & Mauritz))
(Supplier Of C&A)
Labor concerns at garment factory (300 workers): non-living wages; daily base wage 3,600 kyat (€2.71); regular work 60 -68 hours/week; unpaid overtime if production target isn't met; child labor (16-18 years of age); workers do not receive any health and safety training; protective gear provided only when buyers visit the factory; high temperatures; most workers don't have a social security card; workers afraid of dismissal if they join a trade union.Yangon Region, Myanmar (Burma)SOMOChild Labor, Excessive Work Hours, Inspection Fraud, Non-Living Wage, Occupational Hazard, Union Repression, Unpaid Overtime
(Client of Alibaba Group)
SGS accused for surface level inspection and ignoring child labor issues.Foshan, Guangdong, ChinaChina Labor WatchChild Labor, Fraud, Inspection Fraud
12/04/2016AppleApple accused of publishing false data concerning labor conditions on it's supplier factories.ChinaChina Labor WatchConsumer Deception, Fraud, Inspection Fraud
RiTeng Computer Accessory Co., Ltd.
(Subsidiary of Pegatron Group)
(Supplier Of Hewlett-Packard (HP))
(Supplier Of Dell)
(Supplier Of Apple)
(Supplier Of ASUS)
Labor issues at (3) factory plants (~20,000 workers) specializing in producing cases for consumer electronic equipment: 11-12 hour daily shifts, 6 days/week on average; work 7 days/week during peak production (as many as 31 days/month); workers may not have a day off for months at a time; work may reach as many as 18 hours/day; verbally abusive management; dangerous working environment; very poor quality safety equipment, factory switches to better only during customer visit or audit; hundreds student workers aged as low as 16 year old; workers have to take overtime in order to make ends meet (base salary 1,280 RMB ≈$203).    Songjiang, Shanghai, ChinaChina Labor WatchAbusive Management, Child Labor, Excessive Work Hours, Inspection Fraud, Non-Living Wage, Occupational Hazard, Unpaid Overtime
Hengtai Factory
(Supplier Of BKC)
(Supplier Of KFC)
(Supplier Of BIC Plastics)
(Supplier Of Disney)
(Supplier Of Taco Bell)
Poor conditions in factory (over 2,000 employees) manufacturing plastic toys; use of child laborers (16 years old); 12 hour daily work shifts (14 hours overall factory stay); 6 days/week; inadequate safety precautions on workers exposed to hazardous substances; factory fired ~70 workers protesting over pay and workhours.Pinghu, Jiaxing, Zhejiang, ChinaChina Labor WatchChild Labor, Excessive Work Hours, Forced Overtime, Inspection Fraud, Occupational Hazard, Unpaid Insurance
23/02/2012Foxconn Technology Group
(Supplier Of Apple)
Major labor rights NGOs release open statement accusing a Fair Labor Association audit of Foxconn plants, which concluded that Foxconn factories were 'better than the norm,' of major flaws in their system, calling the audits a 'PR stunt.'ChinaGoodElectronicsConsumer Deception, Inspection Fraud
Jiujiang Smartball Sports Equipment Corporation
(Supplier Of Adidas)
Investigation report at factory producing balls and other sports equipment reveals: 10-11 daily work shifts; 6 days/week; mandated overtime during peak season (October-June); work at least 84 hours/week in peak season; reported injuries; incidents of guards beating employees.Jiujiang, Jiangxi, ChinaChina Labor WatchBeatings & Violence, Forced Overtime, Inspection Fraud, Occupational Hazard
(Suppliers Of Walmart)
(Dongguan Dashing Decoration Ltd.)
(Shenzhen Shengfeng Shoe Factory, Ltd. (Ever Rite))
(Stanley (Zhongshan) Tools Ltd.)
(Wing Fat Paper Box Factory)
(Dongguan Fanchang Curtain Products Co., Ltd.)
Report raises concerns over labor violations in 5 factories supplying Walmart including: low wages, long work shifts (100-140 hours/month), auditors getting tricked by factory management.Guangdong, ChinaChina Labor WatchExcessive Work Hours, Inspection Fraud, Non-Living Wage
Huasheng Packaging Factory
(Supplier Of Walmart)
(Supplier Of Brother Industries)
(Supplier Of Philips)
(Supplier Of Seiko Epson Corporation)
(Supplier Of LG)
(Supplier Of Canon)
(Supplier Of Sony)
(Supplier Of NEC)
(Supplier Of Sanyo)
(Supplier Of DHL Express)
(Supplier Of Deutsche Post)
Labor violations in factory (1400-1500 workers) producing packaging products: 11 -11.5 hour shifts in busy seasons, 7 days/week (77 hours/week overall); extremely low wages ($0.51/hour), that is 60% of the minimum wage; inhaling large amounts of paper particles and other debris; elaborate audit cheating system.Shenzhen, Guangdong, ChinaChina Labor WatchExcessive Work Hours, Forced Overtime, Inspection Fraud, Non-Living Wage, Occupational Hazard, Unpaid Insurance, Unpaid Overtime