Latest China Labor Watch Stories

Samsung Being Sued By Brazil Over Harsh Labor Practices
2013-08-14 11:11:53

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung is facing a lawsuit filed by Brazil over allegations of worker abuse at its largest plant in Latin America. The Brazilian Ministry of Labor alleges that the company is engaged in poor working conditions at a Brazilian-based assembly plant. The government claims it has discovered labor violations, including employees who work up to 27 days straight for more than 15 hours a day, often up to...

New Labor Practice Claims Against Apple Supplier Pegatron
2013-07-29 18:00:50

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Workers-rights organization China Labor Watch has issued a new report claiming Pegatron, one of Apple’s suppliers, has been breaking labor laws. The report released today claims Pegatron withholds pay and proper identification cards from employees, forces them to work excessive overtime hours and employs minors, each of which practices are violations of Chinese law and Apple’s...

Foxconn Confirms Underage Workers
2012-10-16 08:07:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Foxconn, the world´s largest manufacturer of electronic products, including Apple´s iPad and iPhone, has found itself in hot water once more regarding labor and hiring processes, an issue which they´ve all but become synonymous with. Following several prior complaints about the working conditions in their plants, the extremely long overtime hours and the practice of hiring underage employees, different advocacy...

Samsung Investigating Child Labor Allegations
2012-08-09 04:56:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Samsung will be looking into allegations made by China Labor Watch that one of its manufacturers employs underage workers at one of its factories. The company has promised to send inspectors in for a special investigation to determine whether or not the allegations are accurate. A Samsung team will be sent off to a supplier factory in Huizhou, China to see if HEG Electronics is employing underage workers. Two previous inspections...

2011-02-07 12:50:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Founded in 2000, China Labor Watch (CLW) is a New-York based not-for-profit organization. CLW views Chinese workers' rights as inalienable human rights and is dedicated to promoting workers' fair redistribution of wealth under globalization. China Labor Watch recently conducted an in-depth investigation of MSI Computer (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., a Taiwanese company and supplier of global brand electronics companies including Dell, HP, NEC and...

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