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In response to a report by China Labor Watch last month, Samsung promised to look into working conditions at one of its suppliers, HEG Electronics in Huizhou, China. Now, Samsung is ready to release its findings from that field audit. Although the company didn't find any child labor violations, it did find some things at the facility that weren't up to its standards. More specifically, Samsung found "several instances of inadequate management and potentially unsafe practices" including a system of fines for lateness or absences (which is banned in China), inadequate access to a medical clinic, and instances of overtime that exceeded the legal limit. Samsung has demanded that HEG improve these... Read more...