Labor

09.24.14
Students allegedly being forced to work in Chinese tech factories
09.24.14

Students allegedly being forced to work in Chinese tech factories

Despite the efforts of major technology corporations, such as Apple and Samsung, to improve labor...

By E. Alvarez,   09.24.14
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09.04.14
Apple supplier accused of labor violations once again
09.04.14

Apple supplier accused of labor violations once again

Just days away from the unveiling of Apple's newest smartphone -- and quite possibly our first loo...

By Mike Wehner,   09.04.14
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04.09.14
No work emails after 6PM please, we're French
04.09.14

No work emails after 6PM please, we're French

Sure, the French have it sweet with a 35 hour work week and five+ weeks of paid vacation. But (Mon...

By S. Dent,   04.09.14
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10.10.13
Foxconn violates labor policy for PS4: Interns work overtime, night shifts
10.10.13

Foxconn violates labor policy for PS4: Interns work overtime, night shifts

Foxconn, a prolific and controversial electronics manufacturing company in China, had student inter...

By J. Conditt,   10.10.13
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09.06.13
Apple to investigate claims of labor violations in China factory
09.06.13

Apple to investigate claims of labor violations in China factory

Ever since Tim Cook took the reins as CEO, Apple has been much more transparent about working cond...

By Y. Heisler,   09.06.13
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08.14.13
Samsung faces Brazilian government lawsuit over poor working conditions
08.14.13

Samsung faces Brazilian government lawsuit over poor working conditions

While Apple and Samsung do have their differences, they unfortunately share at least one similarit...

By N. Lee,   08.14.13
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07.27.13
Apple creates academic advisory board to oversee its Supplier Responsibility program
07.27.13

Apple creates academic advisory board to oversee its Supplier Responsibility program

As part of Apple's ongoing efforts to improve labor practices in its supply chain, the company rec...

By Y. Heisler,   07.27.13
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07.03.13
American redux: Apple, Motorola, Lenovo and the pulse of stateside manufacturing
07.03.13

American redux: Apple, Motorola, Lenovo and the pulse of stateside manufacturing

Google introduced the Nexus Q close to a year ago. It was an intriguing device with a standout des...

By J. Rigg,   07.03.13
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07.01.13
Made in the USA: Four stories in four days
07.01.13

Made in the USA: Four stories in four days

Over the past two years, the United States has seen a return to American manufacturing by some of...

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