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4 Jul 2016

China: China Labor Watch investigation found work hours & occupational safety violations at Dongguan Chengming Electronic factory

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Dongguan Chengming to repond, the company responded (available in Chinese only)]

"Whilst working at Chengming, our investigator found severe violations in work hours, occupational safety, and other aspects. In some occasions, workers are forced to work overtime, putting in overtime hours adding up to 165 hours a month, and only have one day off in three months. Some workers feel exhausted and want to have some rest, however during peak production season, such requests are usually not approved. Upon finishing the investigation, we sent information with regards to the various violations at the factory to Chengming’s clients, including IBM, HP, Acer, ASUS, Intel, HTC, Fujitsu, Huawei…"