Lunch was a 30-minute rush which included a 300m walk to the canteen, jostling with 500 other girls. It’s no surprise she suffered from fatigue, fainting and back pain.
Often she found her pay was deducted for minor ‘offenses’, like being one or two minutes late back from lunch.
Deductions were also made for ‘medical expenses’ but no medical treatment was offered.
Then, 30 months into a 36-month contract, things became even more difficult. The company terminated her contract so she wouldn’t get her promised lump sum.