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English summary of the allegations [unofficial translation]

[T]he newspaper published a detailed report about working conditions at the plant, in particular: lack of proper medical care; lack of technical breaks; no fixed lunch; excess of production norms; unsanitary conditions; excess room temperature; sexual harassment; opaque payroll; closed accounting, etc.

"Prior to employment I and other female applicants were warned that during probationary period it is undesirable to become pregnant, and a hospital manager called pregnancy "a violation of discipline," one of the employees said on condition of anonymity.

"Very often workers on the evening shift have to work for 12 hours, because the bus just doesn't take them home. There was an incident when our boss closed toilets at the plant. He explained this by the fact that we had to meet our production targets and endure, "said another worker.

The workers tried to create a trade union but a few days later the plant management fired a head of the newly formed trade union and his deputy.

The Fujikura plant produces electrical equipment for automobiles, including Volkswagen. Director General - Jorge Garcia Puente. The founders are the Spanish and Romanian branch of the Japanese company Fujikura.