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04.19.12
Apple supplier shows 95% overtime compliance in March 2012
04.19.12

Apple supplier shows 95% overtime compliance in March 2012

Apple maintains a supplier responsibly report on its website and recently added some new statis...

By K. Hodgkins,   04.19.12
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03.28.12
Tim Cook meets Chinese Vice Premier in Beijing, talks IP law, worker rights
03.28.12

Tim Cook meets Chinese Vice Premier in Beijing, talks IP law, worker rights

Tim Cook's visit to China this week marks his first as Apple's CEO, but what originally appeared to...

By Z. Honig,   03.28.12
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03.20.12
Apple updates report on supplier working conditions
03.20.12

Apple updates report on supplier working conditions

It probably wasn't Mike Daisey's fabricated "theatrical work" that moved Apple to work on impro...

By S. Sande,   03.20.12
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02.04.12
Nokia establishes stance on conflict minerals in formal policy
02.04.12

Nokia establishes stance on conflict minerals in formal policy

Recent weeks have seen a swell of interest in corporate responsibility, particularly with regard t...

By A. Toor,   02.04.12
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02.22.11
Wintek workers still experience effects from n-hexane exposure, Apple issues a report
02.22.11

Wintek workers still experience effects from n-hexane exposure, Apple issues a report

It's been a few months since we checked in on the workers at Wintek, where they manufacture touchsc...

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05.26.10
Another Foxconn employee commits suicide
05.26.10

Another Foxconn employee commits suicide

Another Foxconn employee has committed suicide within the last few hours, several Chinese news so...

By L. Dziuban,   05.26.10
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05.25.10
Foxconn CEO: 'We are definitely not a sweatshop'
05.25.10

Foxconn CEO: 'We are definitely not a sweatshop'

The problems that have emerged in China at one of Foxconn's largest factories continue -- with repo...

By L. Dziuban,   05.25.10
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05.15.10
44 Chinese workers sue Wintek over screen cleaner poisoning
05.15.10

44 Chinese workers sue Wintek over screen cleaner poisoning

If you've got an early Apple iPad, chances are its screen was cleaned with a banned substance calle...

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04.14.10
National Labor Committee report on Chinese CE factories uncovers deplorable conditions
04.14.10

National Labor Committee report on Chinese CE factories uncovers deplorable conditions

Yesterday, the National Labor Committee produced a report on the working conditions at the KYE Fact...

By L. Dziuban,   04.14.10
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