A hostile work environment
Inappropriate remarks about looks, sexual comments, touching, diffusion of degrading photos on the WeChat discussion group, theoretically intended to exchange information on work schedules or production objectives...
These events, which are taking place before the eyes of the team leaders, do not seem to provoke any reaction from management. The female workers who are victims of these events do not dare to complain, particularly for fear of losing their jobs.
This constitutes sexual harassment. They establish a hostile work environment, which our witness clearly felt during her few weeks of work in the factory.
The female workers fear sexual assault and feel unprotected.