Recorded Abuse for SSM India

Mandatory Work Hours in Excess of Weekly Limits

As Reported in: Captured by Cotton by SOMO - Centre for Research on Multinational Corp, India Committee of the Netherlands

With Contributions From: Campaign Against Sumangali Schemes, European Coalition for Corporate Justice

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Hostel workers work 12 hours a day on a regular basis. A regular working week consists of 72 hours. Overtime work is mandatory for hostel workers. During peaks in production hostel workers are also forced to work night shifts (after they have already completed a full day-shift). 

These actions are in violation of the following treaties:
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