Workersrights

12.03.14
Amazon's Mechanical Turk workers want to be treated like humans
12.03.14

Amazon's Mechanical Turk workers want to be treated like humans

Amazon's Mechanical Turk service is all about using humans to perform computer-like tasks, such as...

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03.07.13
Apple's suppliers hit 99% work-hour compliance
03.07.13

Apple's suppliers hit 99% work-hour compliance

Like virtually every other hardware manufacturer on the planet, Apple uses factories and worker...

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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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04.12.12
Marketplace's Rob Schmitz interviews Foxconn workers, shows how an iPad is made
04.12.12

Marketplace's Rob Schmitz interviews Foxconn workers, shows how an iPad is made

Marketplace reporter Rob Schmitz visited a Foxconn factory in Shenzhen, China. In the latest re...

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05.19.11
Group looking to form Apple Retail Workers Union
05.19.11

Group looking to form Apple Retail Workers Union

Today, we received an email from an organization calling itself the Apple Retail Workers Union. T...

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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...

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02.27.10
Apple supplier audit reveals sub-minimum wage pay and records of underage labor
02.27.10

Apple supplier audit reveals sub-minimum wage pay and records of underage labor

Apple's famous desire for total control over its operations seems to have extended to its manufactu...

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