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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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20 February 2013

Response by Wintek: 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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16 May 2012

[PDF] Shiny Phone - Paltry Pay: How poorly paid mobile phone workers in South India Try To Make Ends Meet

Author: Laura Ceresna-Chaturvedi, Cividep-India; pub. by Suedwind and Cividep-India

...[T]his report focuses on the living conditions of workers in the Nokia SEZ [in Sriperumbudur, South India] and examines the standard of life they can afford from the wages they receive. Nokia and its suppliers Foxconn and Wintek, all multi-national...

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15 May 2012

Wintek response to Cividep report “Shiny Phone – Paltry Pay”

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15 February 2012

Foxconn Working Conditions: iPad Plant Better Than The Norm, Says Fair Labor Association [China]

Author: Terril Yue Jones, Reuters

Working conditions at Chinese manufacturing plants where Apple Inc's iPads and iPhones are made are far better than those at garment factories or other facilities elsewhere in the country, according to the head of…[t]he Fair Labor Association…FLA…is...

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25 January 2012

In China, Human Costs Are Built Into an iPad

Author: Charles Duhigg & David Barboza, New York Times

...[in an] explosion...last May...[in] the area [of a factory] where employees polished thousands of iPad cases a day...[2] people were killed immediately...Employees [assembling Apple products] work excessive overtime...Some say they stand so long...

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7 September 2011

Time for Apple to open its factories

Author: Michael Skapinker, Financial Times [UK]

It is hard for companies to keep track of…their sub-contractors…The[y]…often operate in countries where inspection is lax or non-existent…Apple was in familiar straits when it faced accusations that some of its Chinese contractors were causing...

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26 August 2011

Poisoned Workers Demand Steve Jobs Successor to Live Up to CSR [China]

Author: Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior [Hong Kong]

The poisoned workers at Wintek, an Apple supplier…have been awaiting a response from Steve Jobs, the former CEO of Apple…The poisoned workers hope the new Apple CEO, Tim Cook, will live up to the corporate social responsibility and provide them...

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1 July 2011

High Tech, Low Pay [China]

Author: Business and Human Rights Documentation Project (B-HRD)

China’s electronics industry exports approximately US $232 billion worth of electronics a year, supplying brand-name companies...Many of the 7.7 million people manufacturing these hi-tech products receive low pay and are unable to achieve an adequate...

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28 March 2011

Poisoned Chinese iPhone Workers Still Seeking Treatment

Author: Michael Kan, PC World

A group of Chinese workers who were poisoned while manufacturing iPhones say Apple and its supplier have yet to provide for the additional medical treatment they urgently need. In 2009, 137 workers at an Apple supplier factory in…China were exposed to...

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