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[PDF] full report: "New Technology Workers - Report on Working Conditions in the Mexican Electronics Industry"

Author: Centro de Reflexión y Acción Laboral (CEREAL) [Mexico], Published on: 1 June 2006

The response of the companies to specific cases is included in the report...we see the companies’ comments as no more than a public commitment to improve their corporate social responsibility practices... Chapter two includes two case studies of violations of human rights in the workplace in the electronics industry, documented by CEREAL between January 2005 and March 2006 in Mexico... CEREAL will continue to carry out its research on working conditions in the Mexican electronics industry and plans to publish an annual update.
[Describes incidents at Foxconn (part of Hon Hai), SCI Sanmina, Solectron, Celestica, Jabil, Sony, Flextronics, Hitachi, IBM, Pemstar, Kemet; also refers to purchasers HP, Dell, Nokia, Motorola, Intel, Maxtor, Delphi, AIO, Visteon, Autronic, Arroz; in many cases includes responses of producers & purchasers.
Refers to Electronics Industry Code of Conduct members Celestica, Dell, Flextronics, HP, IBM, Jabil, Sanmina SCI, Solectron, Cisco, Intel, Microsoft, Sony, Foxconn (part of Hon Hai), Seagate, ST Microelectronics.
Refers to Global e-Sustainability Initiative members British Telecom (BT), Cisco, Deutsche Telekom, Ericcson, HP, Lucent, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, Telefonica, US Telecom, Verizon, Vodafone
Also refers to Manpower, CASPEM, National Chamber of the Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics Industry (Mexico)/Cámara Nacional de la Industria Electrónica, de Telecomunicaciones y e Informática (CANIETI)]

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Related companies: BT Celestica Cisco Systems Dell Delphi Deutsche Telekom Ericsson Flextronics Foxconn (part of Hon Hai) Hitachi Hon Hai HP (Hewlett-Packard) IBM Intel Jabil Circuit Kemet Lucent Technologies (now Alcatel-Lucent) ManpowerGroup Microsoft Motorola Nokia Sanmina-SCI Seagate Technology Solectron Sony ST Microelectronics Telefónica Verizon Visteon Vodafone