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Samsung supplier factory found to use child labor, watchdog says

But Samsung says allegations China-based supplier HEG Electronics employes children under the age of 16 at its facility are false.

By August 28, 2014


Samsung finds no child labor, promises fixes to supply chain

The company says that it found "several instances of inadequate practices," including excessive overtime and a fine policy for lateness or absences.

By November 26, 2012


Samsung says its manufacturer doesn't use child labor

Investigators for Samsung find that all employees at its manufacturer's factory are of legal working age. Some employees work overtime, however, and have no access to medical clinics.

By September 3, 2012


Samsung to investigate child labor claims at factory

Company is sending its own team to HEG Electronics to determine whether the supplier is guilty of child labor abuses.

By August 8, 2012


Samsung under fire by watchdog group for using child labor

A new report by China Labor Watch looks to shine a light on alleged labor abuses at the factories where Samsung's DVD players and mobile phones are manufactured.

By August 7, 2012