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28 Nov 2017

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VN Express Intl.

Samsung dismisses labor abuse claims in Vietnam

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A new report has revealed a series of health and workplace violations at Samsung plants in Vietnam, but the South Korean tech giant has categorically rejected the claims...

...Samsung in Vietnam has dismissed all the findings, saying that any concerns about the conditions of its workers are “groundless”.

In a statement responding to the study, Samsung Electronics Vietnam said it “regrets” that the CGFED and IPEN had conducted the study without visiting its factories.

It said the two units “had unitarily published a report with information that completely was not based on truth.”

“The company always tries its best to ensure its workers’ health, safety and welfare, and all its business operations strictly follow Vietnamese laws and global standards,” it said. 

Regarding miscarriages, Samsung Electronics communications director Ryu Kil Sang told VnExpress the sample size of 45 is too small to draw a convincing conclusion, given that 4,000 of its employees are currently pregnant...

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