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Apple's child labour issues worsen [China]

Author: Malcolm Moore, The Telegraph [UK], Published on: 15 February 2011

Apple said that 91 children under the age of 16 were discovered to be working last year in ten Chinese factories owned by its suppliers. By comparison, in 2009, Apple said eleven underage workers had been discovered...Apple said it had “intensified” its search for workers under 16..However, it does not name individual suppliers, which makes it impossible for outside scrutiny of the firms involved... [also refers to Dell, HP, Foxconn, Wintek]

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