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+ - Samsung Workers Given Just 85 Seconds to Assemble a Smartphone->

Submitted by DavidGilbert99
DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "A worker in Samsung’s factory in Zona Franca de Manaus, which sits on the banks of the Amazon, is given just six seconds to prepare a box containing a mobile phone battery charger, headset and two instruction manuals. This task is expected to be carried out up to 6,800 times in single shift.
This — along with having just 85 seconds to put entirely assemble a smartphone, 10-hour shifts standing on your feet, working 27 days straight and a hugely increased incidence of work-related injuries — are the reasons why prosecutors in Brazil have brought legal action against Samsung for violating labour laws."

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Samsung Workers Given Just 85 Seconds to Assemble a Smartphone

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