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Apple: Foxconn, Other Suppliers’ Factories to be Audited by Fair Labor Association

Apple announced that it asked the Fair Labor Association to conduct “special voluntary audits” of several of its assembly supplier’s facilities. The Fair Labor Association will conduct an extensive review of documents related to procedures at all levels of employment, as well as interviewing thousands of workers about the factories living and working conditions. Tim […]

Apple’s Alleged Labor Violations: Appalling or Inaccurate?

The New York Times released a damning report on January 25, 2012 about labor conditions in Chinese factories owned by Foxconn, Apple’s main supplier of products like iPhones and iPads. The report focuses on the multiple violations present in Foxconn factories including involuntary labor, underage labor, and dangerous working conditions. Apple claims it has tried […]