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14 Aug 2013

Author:
China Labor Watch

Preliminary inquiry opened on a complaint lodged against Samsung France

The public prosecutor’s department of Bobigny in Paris, France on July 8, 2013 decided to open an investigation on a complaint lodged against Samsung France on February 26, 2013 by three organizations…The complaint accuses Samsung France of advertising misleading commercial practices by promoting a code of conduct for the treatment of the workers who make Samsung’s products that Samsung does not necessarily enforce. This is the first investigation of its kind in Europe. It is the first time that a public prosecutor has begun an inquiry on the gap between the ethical commitments of a company and its contradicting practices…