Electronics Industry

Parallel to the growth of the electronics industry and the increasing outsourcing of production to low-wage countries,unions and NGOs have been monitoring the human and labour rights situation in the sector. Over the last few years, numerous research reports coming from these networks have drawn the world’s attention to gross labour violations, including: Health and safety problems; No living wage; Excessive working hours; Forced overtime; Punitive fines (excessive wage deductions); Contract labour; Abuse of vulnerable worker groups; Disrespect of union rights.1

  1.  http://electronicswatch.org/en/the-electronics-industry_2937 []

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