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Angry iPhone Users To March On Apple Tomorrow (APPL)

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Tomorrow at 10 a.m. local time, a group of ticked off Apple customers will show up at Apple's headquarters and stores in D.C., New York, San Francisco, London, Sydney, and Bangalore. They will be delivering petitions signed by 250,000 people asking the company to develop a worker protection strategy...
Angry iPhone Users To March On Apple Tomorrow (APPL)

Apple asks the Fair Labor Association to inspect working conditions Foxconn

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As part of its attempts to remain as transparent as possible when it comes to its operations in China, Apple has announced today that it has asked the Fair Labor Association to “conduct special voluntary audits of Apple’s final assembly suppliers, including Foxconn factories in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China”. As...
Apple asks the Fair Labor Association to inspect working conditions Foxconn

Apple has reportedly commissioned environmental reviews of its suppliers in China

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With investigations into the conditions of the labourers that build its products underway already, Apple now looks to have turned its attention to addressing the environmental issues within its supply chain in China. Ma Jun, who is the founder of the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs, told USA Today that the firm...
Apple has reportedly commissioned environmental reviews of its suppliers in China

Apple opens up inspection of its Foxconn plants to Fair Labor Association

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One of Apple's major manufacturing cogs, Foxconn, will receive voluntary audits from the Fair Labor Association on factories in both Shenzhen and Chengdu in China. These inspections have already began earlier today over in Foxconn City. It will involved polling "thousands" of employees covering both their working and living...
Apple opens up inspection of its Foxconn plants to Fair Labor Association

Apple reveals Tim Cook visited a Foxconn factory during his China trip

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In case you weren’t aware — perhaps hiding under a stone or on a very long vacation from the Internet — Apple supremo Tim Cook is currently in China, on a visit that makes him the company’s first serving CEO to make the trip. A number of topics are said...
Apple reveals Tim Cook visited a Foxconn factory during his China trip
Poisoned iPhone factory workers beg for reform in open letter

Nightline's Look into Apple's Foxconn Factories

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ABC aired their Nightline special tonight where they took an inside look at Apple's Foxconn factories. Apple allowed Nightline access to their Foxconn factories that produce iPhones and iPads. The full video is not available online at this time. Overall, the report held no real surprises. They summarized many of...
Nightline's Look into Apple's Foxconn Factories

Tablets will outsell PCs, says Apple chief as he hints at TV product

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Apple chief executive Tim Cook forecasts 'cannibalisation' of traditional PC market by iPad and similar devices, while suggesting that Apple isn't finished with TVTablets such as the iPad will outsell desktop and laptop PCs within a few years and eat into their sales, says Apple chief executive Tim Cook.He also...
Tablets will outsell PCs, says Apple chief as he hints at TV product

Apple to Contribute Toward Costs of Improving Working Conditions at Foxconn Facilities

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Reuters reports on comments from Foxconn chief Terry Gou, who claims that Apple and Foxconn will be splitting the initial costs to improve working conditions at Foxconn's facilities in China."We've discovered that this (improving factory conditions) is not a cost. It is a competitive strength," Gou told reporters on Thursday...
Apple to Contribute Toward Costs of Improving Working Conditions at Foxconn Facilities

Your iPad (Still) Comes From The Hands Of Teenagers Living A Factory Life (AAPL)

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It was true in January and a month later it's still true: your iPad was built in part by teenagers working 12-hour days for under $2 an hour. So was your iPhone, and in all likelihood, your Xbox, your Windows phone and other devices from likes of Dell, Motorola,...
Your iPad (Still) Comes From The Hands Of Teenagers Living A Factory Life (AAPL)

Apple and Foxconn agree to drastically improve working conditions following Fair Labor Association report

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The Fair Labor Association has released its findings from the lengthy investigation of working conditions at Foxconn's Chinese plants where Apple products are made. While the PR and report largely avoid over the top rhetoric and direct condemnations of the companies, they hardly paint a rosy picture either. The...
Apple and Foxconn agree to drastically improve working conditions following Fair Labor Association report

Apple's factories in China are breaking employment laws, audit finds

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Foxconn pledges more staff and living wage after public investigation reveals long hours, low pay and safety failingsAn audit of Apple's Chinese factories details "serious and pressing" concerns over excessive working hours, unpaid overtime, health and safety failings, and management interference in trade unions.In the most detailed public investigation yet...
Apple's factories in China are breaking employment laws, audit finds

Apple’s reaches 95% compliance in China over excessive working hours, expands monitoring to 800,000 workers

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Apple has provided a more detailed insight into its efforts to end excessive overtime and longer working weeks in its supply chain, highlighting in its monthly Supplier Responsibility report that it had increased compliance to the 60-hour work week to 95%. The company said its compliance levels rose from 84% to...
Apple’s reaches 95% compliance in China over excessive working hours, expands monitoring to 800,000 workers

Fair Labor Association Begins Auditing Foxconn's Manufacturing Facilities at Apple's Request

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Last month, Apple and the Fair Labor Association (FLA) announced an agreement that would see the FLA monitoring workplace conditions in Apple's supply chain, providing independent oversight to ensure compliance with worker rights standards set by Apple and the FLA. Apple is the first technology company to join the FLA,...
Fair Labor Association Begins Auditing Foxconn's Manufacturing Facilities at Apple's Request

Apple's external inspections of Foxconn a good first step

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It’s likely that other tech firms will join the Fair Labor Association and outside audits in Apple’s wake....
Apple's external inspections of Foxconn a good first step
ABC’s rare look inside Apple’s Foxconn factory
Tim Cook visits Foxconn's newest iPhone production line in Zhengzhou

Factory workers claim Foxconn hid under-age employees before FLA inspection

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Workers at Apple partner Foxconn have alleged that their employer transferred under-age employees to other departments or did not schedule them to work in order to avoid discovery during recent inspections by the Fair Labor Association, according to one non-governmental organization....
Factory workers claim Foxconn hid under-age employees before FLA inspection

Foxconn Allegedly Hid Underage Workers Before Getting Inspected (AAPL)

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Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn allegedly had prior knowledge of an upcoming inspection by the Fair Labor Association and transferred its underage workers out of sight, reports Apple Insider. Debby Sze Wan Chan, a project officer at Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior, said she had heard from Foxconn employees that...
Foxconn Allegedly Hid Underage Workers Before Getting Inspected (AAPL)
Foxconn factories under inspection by the Fair Labor Association, at Apple's request

Apple Orders Investigators To Check Out Labor Conditions In Foxconn (AAPL)

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Big announcement from Apple this morning. (More to come ...) Apple® today announced that the Fair Labor Association will conduct special voluntary audits of Apple’s final assembly suppliers, including Foxconn factories in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China, at Apple’s request. A team of labor rights experts led by FLA president...
Apple Orders Investigators To Check Out Labor Conditions In Foxconn (AAPL)
Foxconn accused of hiding underage factory workers before FLA inspection

Apple Beginning Independent Environmental Audits of Chinese Suppliers' Facilities

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While Apple's partnership with the Fair Labor Association to conduct independent audits of working conditions at factories in Apple's supply chain has been gaining headlines in recent weeks, USA Today reports that Apple is also gearing up for independent environmental audits of several suppliers. The news comes as Apple yesterday...
Apple Beginning Independent Environmental Audits of Chinese Suppliers' Facilities

Fair Labor Association begins inspections of Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn

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Apple announced on Monday that the Fair Labor Association will conduct special voluntary audits of Foxconn's Chinese assembly factories at Apple's request....
Fair Labor Association begins inspections of Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn

Fair Labor Association begins independent audits of Foxconn factories

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Apple has announced on Monday that independent third-party inspections of its final assembly plants in China have officially begun in "Foxconn City." The factory in Shenzhen is one of several facilities that will be audited by the Fair Labor Association, a labor rights activist group that admitted Apple as a member...
Fair Labor Association begins independent audits of Foxconn factories

Following heavy criticism, Apple announces new investigation into labor conditions at Foxconn

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Last month saw several big stories reporting on poor working conditions at the factories in China which makes Apple products. Chief executive Tim Cook responded by saying that Apple had nothing to apologize for. Now Apple has announced a series of special “voluntary audits” at Foxconn factories in Shenzen and...
Following heavy criticism, Apple announces new investigation into labor conditions at Foxconn

Pegatron: Apple hasn’t informed us about forthcoming labor audits

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Apple’s contract manufacturer Pegatron Technology of Taiwan is unaware of any forthcoming labor inspections at its Asian plants because its client hasn’t officially tipped them about labor audits, chief financial officer Charles Lin tells Bloomberg this morning. Lin was reacting to yesterday’s announcement by Apple of California that the first audits in cooperation...
Pegatron: Apple hasn’t informed us about forthcoming labor audits

Apple beats estimates at $39.2 billion in revenue

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Apple announced its second quarter earnings today at $39.2 billion, beat analyst estimates of $36.8 billion in revenue. The company raked in $11.6 billion in net profit. Year over year, Apple’s net profit increased 94 percent. Last quarter, Apple announced $13.06 billion in net profit, blowing Wall Street estimates...
Apple beats estimates at $39.2 billion in revenue

Spotify Launches "Play" Button For Web, Software Flaw Earns Lumia 900 Buyers $100, Foxconn Reports Plump March Revenues

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Breaking news from your editors at Fast Company, with updates all day.Spotify Launches Web-wide Widget. Spotify has launched a new "Play" button--an embeddable widget that can stream music on any website, blog or Tumblr page "totally free, and totally legal." Spotify is already quite popular, in part due to a Facebook...
Spotify Launches "Play" Button For Web, Software Flaw Earns Lumia 900 Buyers $100, Foxconn Reports Plump March Revenues

Apple asks Fair Labor Association to inspect Foxconn

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The company says that Foxconn factories in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China will be inspected....
Apple asks Fair Labor Association to inspect Foxconn
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