Working conditions

11.08.13
Keeping an eye on working conditions across Apple's vast supply chain is no easy task
11.08.13

Keeping an eye on working conditions across Apple's vast supply chain is no easy task

Bloomberg Businessweek yesterday posted a gripping tale detailing the inherent challenges faced by A...

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07.29.13
Apple's manufacturing partner Pegatron under fire for working conditions
07.29.13

Apple's manufacturing partner Pegatron under fire for working conditions

Last year, Apple's primary Chinese manufacturing partner Foxconn came under intense scrutiny for c...

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12.27.12
Improvements at Foxconn's China factory
12.27.12

Improvements at Foxconn's China factory

Foxconn has been under the microscope due to excessive overtime and poor working conditions at...

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11.26.12
Samsung's report on Chinese suppliers makes for grim reading, especially between the lines
11.26.12

Samsung's report on Chinese suppliers makes for grim reading, especially between the lines

On the face of it, Samsung's latest report on working conditions at the factories of its Chinese s...

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10.06.12
Workers at Foxconn's Zhengzhou factory strike in reaction to new iPhone 5 quality standards
10.06.12

Workers at Foxconn's Zhengzhou factory strike in reaction to new iPhone 5 quality standards

Unbox that shiny new iPhone 5 only to find it marred with scratches and blemishes? Good news: Appl...

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09.23.12
Riot breaks out at Foxconn's Taiyuan plant, reportedly over guards beating up a worker (update: confirmed)
09.23.12

Riot breaks out at Foxconn's Taiyuan plant, reportedly over guards beating up a worker (update: confirmed)

News just came in that workers at Foxconn's Taiyuan plant have started a riot in the wee hours in...

By R. Lai,   09.23.12
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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...

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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...

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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...

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