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2012-03-30 06:45:24

A monthlong investigation by the Fair Labor Association (FLA) into factories operated by Foxconn in China found poor working conditions and worker abuse, leading Foxconn to pledge it will make improvements.

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2012-03-29 12:18:10

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook visited Foxconn Technology's manufacturing plant for the iPhone earlier this week, amidst controversy over working conditions at the facility.

2012-03-27 12:20:02

Osaka, Mar 27, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Sharp Corporation (hereinafter "Sharp") entered into agreement today with Hon Hai group, the world's leading EMS (electronic manufacturing

Report Critical of Conditions at Apple Factory in China Retracted
2012-03-18 05:34:56

An episode of a popular, former Peabody Award winning US radio program that contained a story critical of working conditions at a Taiwanese company that supplies components used in Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Sony products has been retracted.

Apple's Foxconn Factory 'Better Than Norm'
2012-02-20 12:16:41

According to the Fair Labor Association (FLA), the controversial Foxconn factory in China has better working conditions than other facilities in the country.

Apple Facing Global iPad Supply Restraint Troubles
2012-02-14 12:24:11

Proview International Holdings, a Chinese company, is seeking a ban on imports and exports of Apple's iPad, which could effectively shut down supply for the world.

Apple Hires Independent Group To Audit Factories
2012-02-14 05:49:17

Apple Inc. announced on Monday that a non-profit labor group has begun an "unprecedented" audit of working conditions at some of its suppliers in China, including Foxconn, which has come under fire for poor working conditions and a rash of suicides in recent years.

Foxconn Hacked In Protest Of Labor Conditions
2012-02-10 12:54:45

Asia-based Foxconn, contract manufacturer to hardware makers including Apple, Samsung and IBM, had its internal network hacked yesterday as part of a series of protests against the company’s working conditions.

Consumer Watchdog Launches Online Petition For 'Ethical' iPhone5
2012-02-01 06:12:56

Consumer watchdog group SumOfUs posted an online petition last week demanding that Apple Inc. make its next smartphone "the first ethical iPhone.”

Supply Chain For Apple Revealed With Aim Of Reducing Abuses, Pollution
2012-01-16 10:34:51

Apple's 2012 “Supplier Responsibility Progress Report” (PDF) documents 229 audits throughout its supply chain last year by Apple, which is up 80 percent from 127 audits in 2010.


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