"In my three-year-old tenure, I have moved up from the position of tailor to batch captain. Production pressure is always high but if I'm angry and yelling at tailors, it will harm the work. Maybe I already am a teacher that way!" - Gurubari Jonko, Bangalore
“At 22, I am one of the youngest supervisors on the factory floor. I am able to provide for my family- they are at least now eating well. My younger sister is even going to college!” - Lakshmi Devi, Bengaluru
"By preponing my work shift by an hour, I can reach home soon after my elder son comes back from school. The crèche at the factory and the option of coming to work early - at 8.30 AM help me maintain a work-life balance." - Pooja Sharma, Faridabad
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The researchers found that at those 26 factories, the mercury spiked above the heat stress threshold (roughly 85 degrees inside the factory) one quarter of the time. And once the temperature passed that tipping point, for every extra degree it got hotter, productivity went down by 3 percent and profits went down by 2.2 percent.
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