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When they don’t have enough space in the classrooms or dormitories, they force students out to do internships and then let the new students stay in our dorms. » Another 16 year old intern said: « If we refused, we would not be able to get our graduation certificates. Also, our dining and accommodation subsidies would be cancelled. » Undercover research and interviews at Quanta’s Chongqing factory, which took place in late 2016 and mid 2017, alleged that interns were working 12 hour days for months at a time without a day off. Students had also been hired illegally through recruitment agencies and paid illegal deposits to the recruitment agencies or their own universities to « secure » the internship, said Sacom. Despite labour laws stipulating that interns should make up just 10% of a facility’s workforce, a manager at Quanta Chongqing told undercover researchers that he estimated « more than 60% » of coque huawei p smart paillette the workers were interns. « Quanta is cooperating with local vocational schools to arrange student interns to work in the factory, » the manager said. kawaii licorne « Student interns are good because they are flexible. It only takes a few weeks to coque huawei p20 lite motif order the students from the schools. » Students at Nanjing Forestry University file into a national entrance examination for postgraduate study in China’s Jiangsu province. Photograph: VCG/VCG via Getty Images In an coque huawei y62019 email to the Guardian, Quanta Computer denied the report’s samsung a6 2016 coque allegations samsung galaxy tab a6 coque and said: « After internal verification, we believe coque tablette samsung tab a6 that the allegationsare untrue and unfair to the company. There are serious mistakes in the informationfrom the ‘undercover investigators’. » Quanta Computer did not specify what those mistakes may be, and did not respond to further requests for comment. Acer and Sony did not respond to requests for comment. HP told the Guardian: « HP is committed to the highest standards of business conduct and maintains robust compliance programs to ensure our suppliers adhere to HP’s standards everywhere in the world. HP regularly monitors the performance of its partners to review their compliance. collier argent Failure to comply will result in appropriate action, including termination. » Apple told the Guardian that « it does not have any operations at the Quanta Chongqing facility ». The phenomenon of coque huawei p9 lite humoristique hiring students first came to media attention in 2012, when ot was alleged that students on forced internships at Foxconn were assembling iPhones. Despite improved Chinese labour laws intended to stem the practice, interns are still hired to provide a cheap, quick fix to labour shortages, and to benefit the needs of Chinese universities, said Sacom’s coque huawei y5 2 amazon project officer Michael Ma. « Student internships are difficult to terminate, because their brief contracts fit volatile labour needs in the electronic industry. coque huawei And vocational schools can escape their responsibilities of arranging classes and providing dormitories case/ coque huawei mate 10 lite black by sending students to factories, » said Ma. « Even though Sacom has coque huawei p20 lite gym been addressing these issues since 2012, the situation is getting worse because of [profit and labour] competition between multinationals and the lack of trade unions in China, which prevents workers from taking action against such practices. » Chinese law requires internships to be coque gsm samsung a6 directly related to students’ course of study. Of nine students interviewed by Sacom, only four were studying electronics. The others had majors ranging from accounting to coque samsung a6 silicone early education, hotel management, costume design, and automobile repair. Even electrical engineering students said work on the production coque huawei p10 light lines was unrelated to their studies. « Yes, I do study electronics, but what can I learn from merely inserting screws all day for three months » one intern said. coque iphone « I learned nothing here, » said an intern studying costume design. « After leaving Quanta we’ll be sent to a factory for repairing automobiles. » A year after the 2012 coque huawei p9 amazone claims about students on forced internships at Foxconn, it was alleged that students were being forced to assemble Sony’s Playstation 4, or risk failing their course. One third of the entire city’s exports is now in notebook computers, and over half of the world’s top 500 companies operate out of the city. But researchers say weaker law enforcement and labour monitoring by civil society in inland China compared to coastal China, from where many electronics companies have relocated means that labour abuses are able to go largely unchecked.

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