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More labor abuse in Samsung phone factory

01/11/2014 - samsung, factory, workers
Based on an in-depth undercover investigation, China Labor Watch (CLW) has published a report on the labor conditions at a Samsung cell phone supplier, revealing labor rights violations that include $84,000 of monthly unpaid overtime wages, up to 148 hours of overtime per month, intense rates of work that have workers assembling one cell phone case every four seconds, regular verbal abuse by management, forcing workers to work barefoot, fines imposed on workers, and insufficient safety training and safety measures.
It seems Samsung has become big enough for this to make headlines nowadays. I'm sure it has been this way all the time, but they're only big enough - like Apple - for the press to care about it.