Labor

02.08.13
HP tells Chinese factories to stop raiding schools for cheap labor
02.08.13

HP tells Chinese factories to stop raiding schools for cheap labor

We know that HP's Chinese sub-contractors enjoy a spot of opera on the production line. What's alw...

By S. Sakr,   02.08.13
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10.16.12
Foxconn admits hiring underage interns
10.16.12

Foxconn admits hiring underage interns

Foxconn released a statement on Tuesday confirming it violated Chinese labor laws by illegally...

By K. Hodgkins,   10.16.12
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09.03.12
Samsung finishes initial Chinese factory audits, plans long-term solutions to labor woes
09.03.12

Samsung finishes initial Chinese factory audits, plans long-term solutions to labor woes

Samsung faced some serious allegations surrounding the plants of its Chinese contractor HEG Electr...

By J. Fingas,   09.03.12
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08.21.12
Fair Labor Association's Foxconn investigation notes improved factory conditions
08.21.12

Fair Labor Association's Foxconn investigation notes improved factory conditions

Back in March, the Fair Labor Association issued the results of its investigation of Foxconn's Chi...

By B. Heater,   08.21.12
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08.07.12
Samsung accused of, denies employing child labor through Chinese contractor
08.07.12

Samsung accused of, denies employing child labor through Chinese contractor

Despite improvements, working conditions are still a sore point in China -- and China Labor Watch...

By J. Fingas,   08.07.12
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07.02.12
Made in America: could your next phone be homegrown?
07.02.12

Made in America: could your next phone be homegrown?

"Made in America." For some reason, my parents -- and the parents of many of my peers -- take grea...

By D. Murph,   07.02.12
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05.10.12
Apple to pitch in on costs for improving Foxconn factory conditions
05.10.12

Apple to pitch in on costs for improving Foxconn factory conditions

Apple and Foxconn had already promised to improve working conditions at mainland Chinese factories...

By J. Fingas,   05.10.12
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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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03.20.12
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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