Samsung supplier accused of child labor abuse, Korean tech giant investigates Chinese factory
Apple may not be the only tech company being criticized for labor abuse. It turns out that its main rival, Samsung, is also being probed for labor abuses on its factories in China. According to an undercover report from activist group China Labor Watch, Samsung supplier HEG Electronics in mainland China is reportedly hiring children under the age of 16 on its factory. At least seven children had been identified so far by the group, although it said that the precise number of child laborers throughout the factory is still unknown.
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