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Sisters spend Labor Day weekend launching kids space program

Ask sisters Kimberly and Rebecca Yeung about their Labor Day weekend and they could legitimately say, It was out of this world. With a craft they constructed using light-weight wood and arrow shafts, Kimberly, 8, and Rebecca, 10, launched a weather balloon that reached a height of 78,000 feet. How do they know? Other than […]

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Tim Cook ‘deeply offended’ by accusations of labor abuse

Tim Cook has told Apple employees he’s ‘deeply offended’ by the BBC’s critical documentary, ‘Apple’s Broken Promises’, that investigated working conditions inside Apple’s supply chains in Asia. In an email from Apple VP Jeff Williams to the company’s workers in…Read more ›

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Samsung reemploys supplier caught using child labor

Samsung vowed to end child labor in its supply chain once and for all with its new ‘zero tolerance’ policy on child labor, but after coming down hard on Dongguan Shinyang Electronics this summer for employing under age workers, the…Read more ›

Apple faces class-action suit over alleged labor violations

A group of former retail and corporate Apple employees are suing the iPhone-maker for alleged violations of the California Labor Code, claiming Apple never granted timely meal or rest breaks, and failed to promptly send out final paychecks as well.…Read more ›

Labor Report: Samsung factories are still a horrible place to work

Samsung wants to be one of the world’s top 10 places to work by 2020, but according to the latest third-party labor conditions report, working for the South Korean smartphone maker is still a horrible experience, especially if you’re one…Read more ›

Plastic iPhone 5C Is Confirmed By Pegatron Labor Abuse Report

11-color-case-for-iphone-5-2Apple’s under fire again for labor abuses by one of its manufacturing partners again, this time Pegatron. Bizarrely, though, the report incriminating them also confirms the plastic “budget” iPhone, the so-called iPhone 5C. As part of an investigation against Pegatron by the China Labor Watch, three moles were inserted inside of Pegatron’s factories… and one […]

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Apple Releases 2013 Supplier Responsibility Progress Report, Terminates Supplier For Child Labor Violations

Supplier Responsibility Progress Report

Apple has just released its annual Supplier Responsibility Report, a document that sheds light on the Cupertino-based tech company’s findings about its suppliers’ business practices in 2012. It takes into account excessive work hours, underage labor, and environmental impacts of the manufacturing process, including things like conflict-free minerals.

In the report, the company notes that it is the first technology company to join the Fair Labor Association  [Read More…]

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