Date Company Accusation City / Area / Country Source Tags Media
31/07/2016
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01/03/2016

(Supplier Of Kmart)
(Supplier Of C&A)
(Supplier Of H&M (Hennes & Mauritz))
Non-living wages; monthly base wages between BDT 5,300 - BDT 14,084 (€ 61.90 - € 164.50); and work regularly over 60 hour/week at at 2 garment factories (4,100 workers).Ashulia, Dhaka, BangladeshSOMOExcessive Work Hours, Non-Living Wage
30/06/2016
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01/02/2016

(Supplier Of Karrimor)
Labor violations at garment factory (1,800 workers): non-living wages; daily base wage 1,800-4,050 kyat (€1.36 - €3.05); occasions of workers toiling for as low as half the legal minimum wage; regular work 66 hours/week; child labor (16- 18 years of age); some workers were younger than 15 years old when they started at the factory; safety issues; electrical and wire shocks.Pathein, Myanmar (Burma)SOMOChild Labor, Excessive Work Hours, Non-Living Wage, Occupational Hazard
30/06/2016
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01/02/2016

(Supplier Of Fair Wear Foundation)
(Supplier Of Deuter)
(Supplier Of Erima)
(Supplier Of Kawasaki)
(Supplier Of Sports Direct)
(Supplier Of Henri Lloyd)
Labor violations at garment factory (1,500 workers): non-living wages; daily base wage 2,700-3,600 kyat (€2.03 - €2.71); occasions of workers toiling for less than legal minimum wage; regular work over 60 hours/week; at times as many as 68 hours/week; forced overtime; cases of child labor (16-18 years of age); labor at leasat 13-14 years of age; health and safety issues; cases of workers getting dizzy, stomach-aches or sometimes even faint due to heat and stress.Bago, MyanmarSOMOChild Labor, Excessive Work Hours, Injuries & Diseases, Non-Living Wage, Occupational Hazard
31/07/2016
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01/03/2016

(Supplier Of H&M (Hennes & Mauritz))
Labor violations at garment factory (2,600 workers): non-living wages; monthly base wages between BDT 5,300 - BDT 14,084 (€ 61.90 - € 164.50); and work regularly over 60 hour/week; 2-3/month workers have to work until 2am (16 hours/day); workers afraid of losing their job if they join a union.Ashulia, Dhaka, BangladeshSOMOExcessive Work Hours, Non-Living Wage, Union Repression
31/07/2016
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01/03/2016

(Supplier Of Kmart)
(Supplier Of C&A)
(Supplier Of H&M (Hennes & Mauritz))
Labor concerns at garment factory (4,680 workers): non-living wages; monthly base wages between BDT 5,300 - BDT 14,084 (€ 61.90 - € 164.50); and work regularly over 60 hour/week; workers are forced to work overtime during urgent shipments; workers afraid of losing their job if they join a union.Ashulia, Dhaka, BangladeshSOMOExcessive Work Hours, Forced Overtime, Non-Living Wage, Union Repression
29/07/2013
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01/03/2013
AVY Precision Technology Ltd.
(Subsidiary of Pegatron Group)
(Supplier Of Apple)
(Supplier Of Panasonic)
(Supplier Of Hewlett-Packard (HP))
(Supplier Of Nokia)
(Supplier Of Acer)
(Supplier Of ASUS)
(Supplier Of Sony)
(Supplier Of Dell)
(Supplier Of Sanyo)
Labor violations at factory (3,000 employees) manufacturing exterior computer parts: forced labor; ID's withheld for 3-14 days preventing workers from leaving the factory; hiring discrimination over age groups (above 35 years old) and workers with tattoos; discrimination against pregnant women;  insufficient training procedure; 12 hour daily shifts (~136 hours monthly overtime); work 20- 31  days month; unpaid 14 hours of monthly overtime; mandatory overtime; base wage cannot meet basic needs ($240.95); workers rely on overtime; 80% of employees work while standing; factory disposes cutting solution to sewage system; chemical hazard; injuries; dispatch workers don't recieve social insurance; worker harassement and scolding if quota isn't met.Suzhou, Jiangsu, ChinaChina Labor WatchAbusive Management, Discrimination, Excessive Work Hours, Forced Labor, Forced Overtime, Injuries & Diseases, Non-Living Wage, Occupational Hazard, Pollution, Unpaid Insurance, Unpaid Overtime
22/06/2016Dongguan Chenming Electronic Company Ltd
(Supplier Of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM))
(Supplier Of Hewlett-Packard (HP))
(Supplier Of Acer)
(Supplier Of ASUS)
(Supplier Of Intel Corporation)
(Supplier Of Fujitsu)
(Supplier Of HTC)
(Supplier Of Huawei)
Labor concerns at factory (about 3,500 workers) manufacturing parts of electronic products: the factory does not strictly adhere to the terms of the employment contract; 12-13.5 daily work shifts; some shifts last up to 15 hours; workers must go 3 months without a single day off; forced labor is present at the factory; monthly wage is 2000 RMB (308USD); workers are not given any fire safety training; some reported injuries.Dongguan, Guangdong, ChinaChina Labor WatchAbusive Management, Excessive Work Hours, Forced Labor, Forced Overtime, Injuries & Diseases, Occupational Hazard
13/06/2016Lam Sun Plastic Products Co. Ltd.
(Supplier Of Disney)
(Supplier Of Famosa)
(Supplier Of Spin Master)
(Supplier Of Crayola)
Labor issues at toy factory: workers often work more than 60 hours/week; more than 90 overtime hours/month; age discrimination (bellow 40 years old); sex discrimination at assembly department; compulsory overtime; "wages are abysmally low" in injection, assembly and printing departments (8.7 RMB/hour or 1.3 USD/hour); often find foreign matters in their food, and leftovers will be resold in the next meal; workers are exposed to a variety of toxic chemicals without protective equipment.Dongguan, Guangdong, ChinaChina Labor WatchDiscrimination, Excessive Work Hours, Forced Overtime, Non-Living Wage, Occupational Hazard
13/06/2016Zhenyang Toy Co. Ltd.
(Supplier Of Smoby)
(Supplier Of MGA Entertainment)
(Supplier Of Disney)
(Supplier Of NSI International)
(Supplier Of Buengna)
(Supplier Of Stanley Black & Decker)
(Supplier Of 3D Coin Art)
Labor issues at toy factory: 12 hour daily shifts during peak season (May - October), 6 days/week; too low wages; base wage is insufficient to cover workers living costs; 8.7 RMB/hour (1.3 USD/hour); workers work with toxic chemicals; in assembly room no protection equipment was offered other than a work hat; during peak season, applications for sick leave hardly get approved; the training officer required all workers to check the “I’m willing to work overtime” option without asking them.
Dongguan, Guangdong, ChinaChina Labor WatchExcessive Work Hours, Forced Overtime, Non-Living Wage, Occupational Hazard
30/04/2012
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01/01/2012
Kenseisha Sdn. Bhd.
(Subsidiary of Quanta Computer)
(Supplier Of Apple)
Labor concerns at factory (700 workers) producing aluminum cases for laptop computers: age discrimination upon hiring (16 - 35 years old); use of chlid labor (as low as 16); 12 hour daily shifts; during the off-season workers can get one day off per week; during peak production they only get one day off every two months; monthly overtime 85-150 hours; verbally abusive managers; use of equipment is not closely monitored; work-related injuries occur occasionally; base salary insufficient for workers to support themselves.Fengxian, Shanghai, ChinaChina Labor WatchAbusive Management, Child Labor, Discrimination, Excessive Work Hours, Injuries & Diseases, Non-Living Wage, Occupational Hazard