1. News
    December 17th, 2013 by Michael Kan
    iPhone factory in China under-reporting long working hours, labour group claims

    An iPhone factory in China that’s been the site of several worker deaths in recent months has been under-reporting the long hours employees...

  2. News
    March 1st, 2013 by Michael Kan
    Samsung denies charges of underage labour in China following complaint

    Samsung Electronics has rejected allegations that underage workers are assembling its products after three NGOs filed a complaint with a French prosecutor’s...

  3. News
    January 22nd, 2013 by Karen Haslam
    Apple to open R&D in China?

    Apple is said to be planning to open a Research and Development centre in Shanghai. According to a Cnet China report, via AppleInsider, the three-building...

  4. News
    January 15th, 2013 by Michael Kan
    Workers strike at Foxconn supplier in China

    More than 1,000 workers reportedly went on strike at a Foxconn supplier in China demanding better pay. Riot police are said to have responded by suppressing...

  5. News
    December 19th, 2012 by Michael Kan
    Samsung clashes with labour group over underage worker allegations in China

    Samsung is facing accusations that the company deliberately tried to hide the employment of underage workers at a Chinese supplier, after a labour...

  6. News
    December 1st, 2012 by Michael Kan
    Samsung announces plan to tackle labour violations by Chinese suppliers

    Samsung Electronics announced new measures to keep its suppliers in China compliant with labour laws after it completed a round of audits that found...

  7. News
    November 11th, 2012 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    Apple manufacturer Foxconn to open TV factory in US?

    Apple manufacturer Foxconn could be planning to open factories in the US, according to new reports. DigiTimes reports that Foxconn is “currently...

  8. News
    October 27th, 2012 by Michael Kan
    Apple manufacturer staff face chemical smells, unpaid overtime

    As Apple prepares to start selling its new iPad mini, workers at a Chinese factory that manufactures the product have been enduring chemical fumes,...

  9. Blogs
    October 25th, 2012 by Michael Kan
    Foxconn builds products for many vendors, but its mud sticks to Apple

    The name Foxconn has become shorthand for the human costs of building the iPhone in China, linking Apple to bad publicity about worker suicides, deaths...

  10. News
    October 24th, 2012 by Michael Kan
    iPad mini manufacturer Pegatron accused of labour abuses

    A workers’ rights group has slammed what it calls the “iPad mini manufacturer” for maintaining poor working conditions at a factory...

  11. News
    October 16th, 2012 by Philip Michaels
    Saturday Night Live takes iPhone 5 complaints to task

    Maybe you’re not such a fan of iOS 6’s revamped Maps feature. Maybe you think the iPhone 5 scuffs a little too easily. Maybe you find Apple’s...

  12. News
    October 8th, 2012 by Christina DesMarais, TechHive
    No strike, says Foxconn; iPhone 5 production on schedule

    Foxconn, Apple’s giant Taiwanese manufacturing partner, has denies reports that workers at one of its Chinese factories went on strike on Friday...

  13. News
    August 23rd, 2012 by Michael Kan
    Labour group says Foxconn is making progress with working conditions

    Apple supplier Foxconn has been steadily improving the working conditions at three of its Chinese factories following a February audit, including...

  14. News
    June 29th, 2012 by John Ribeiro
    Apple’s Chinese suppliers violate worker rights, says labour group

    There are serious violations of worker rights at Apple’s other suppliers in China, even as Foxconn tries to improve working conditions, according...

  15. News
    April 3rd, 2012 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    Intern forced-labour claims at Apple factory

    Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou has promised to reduce hours and improve pay after investigations by the Fair Labour Association revealed “significant...

  16. News
    April 2nd, 2012 by Dan Moren
    Foxconn has ‘significant issues’ around working conditions

    In the first findings of its investigations into labour practices at Apple supplier Foxconn, the Fair Labor Association has said it found “significant...

  17. News
    April 2nd, 2012 by Michael Kan
    Foxconn’s overtime reduction

    Low labour costs and a growing reliance on automation will ensure Apple supplier Foxconn’s newly announced efforts to reduce overtime for its employees...

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