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13 September 2017

Legal briefing on the disclosure of EU customs data

Author: Finnwatch


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29 November 2016

Myanmar: Big consumer companies may be violating US sanctions by sourcing tin from mine controlled by United Wa State Army, linked to narcotics trafficking

Author: Yimoun Lee and Joel Schectman, Reuters

“How a rebel Myanmar tin mine may up-end a global supply chain”, 28 Nov 2016...

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13 September 2016

China: Labor group says workers at Apple's supplier, Pegatron are working longer hours for less pay amid release of new iPhone 7

"...[A] report, released…by China Labor Watch, revealed worsening labor conditions at Pegatron, one of Apple's major iPhone factories…The factory implemented excessive overtime hours that spanned up to 90 additional hours per month, according to the...

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30 May 2016

China: Investigation at abandoned Pegatron factory for iPhone productions finds "unacceptable" conditions at dormitories; includes company responses

[Apple and Pegatron responses included]...

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26 October 2015

China: China Labor Watch report says excessive working hours persist at Pegatron, manufacturer of Apple's iPhone

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29 June 2015
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11 December 2013

Worker Deaths Raise Questions at an Apple Contractor in China

Author: David Barboza, New York Times

Last September...Shi Zhaokun began working long hours at a [Pegatron]...plant that produces Apple’s new iPhone 5C. But on Oct. 9, Mr. Shi checked into a hospital, his family says...[and then died] of pneumonia. Although his identification papers said...

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29 July 2013

Group accuses Apple supplier in China of violating labor law, promises on working conditions

Author: Associated Press

A labor rights group...accused a Chinese company that makes iPhones for Apple...of abuses including withholding employees’ pay and excessive working hours. China Labor Watch said it found violations of the law and of Apple’s pledges about working...

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Company non-response
27 February 2013

Pegatron did not respond to: China Labor Watch submission to UN Working Group on business & human rights highlights poor working conditions in 10 Apple supplier factories.

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20 February 2013

Beyond Foxconn: Deplorable Working Conditions Characterize Apple’s Entire Supply Chain [China]

Author: China Labor Watch

In November 2012, China Labor Watch submitted materials to the UN Working Group on business and human rights, which included the report “Beyond Foxconn: Deplorable Working Conditions Characterize Apple’s Entire Supply Chain”. The report contains...

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