USA: Sportswear Manufacturer Forced Unpaid Overtime Say Workers
Street Beat Sportswear, a Brooklyn-based womenswear manufacturer, has been accused of forcing employees to work 100 to 140 hours a week without paying overtime the New York Times reported today. Three Chinese immigrant workers, Fen X. Chen, Qiu Chen and Yu Zheng, are expected to file a lawsuit today that claims the employers demanded workers do a full day's work without pay - and fired them when they refused.
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