She included: “It’s a sweatshop in the us. ”

She included: “It’s a sweatshop in the us. ”

Melynda Johnson and Michelle Bennetti (from kept) worked for Cognizant for approximately nine months. Johnson calls the workplace “a sweatshop in America. ”

The task in Tampa is divided into five shifts, and desks are shared between employees day. Contractors we talked with stated they might usually started to the office in order to find their workstation during the day in serious condition — encountering boogers, fingernails, and pubic hairs, among other products. The desks could be washed whenever Facebook made one of the regular visits that are planned the website. At in other cases, workers explained, the workplace had been filthy.

Florida legislation doesn’t require employers to provide ill leave, and thus Cognizant employees who feel ill must instead utilize individual leave time. (These are typically provided five hours of individual leave per pay duration. ) lacking tasks are among the reasons that are few frequently fires its contractors. And thus in order to prevent getting an “occurrence, ” while the business calls unapproved absences, contractors who possess exhausted their break time come to function sick — and occasionally vomit in trash cans regarding the production flooring.

A member of staff called Lola* explained that health problems had triggered her receiving therefore many occurrences she is at chance of being fired. (more…)

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