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Foxconn, Apple's iPhone Supplier, To Undergo Random Audits By Labor Group

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One month after Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) joined the Fair Labor Association amid the release of its supplier report and a new wave of discomfort over the working conditions in iPhone factories, Apple has announced that Foxconn, its primary supplier, will undergo random audits of its factories starting Monday. The...
Foxconn, Apple's iPhone Supplier, To Undergo Random Audits By Labor Group

Apple Riot Aftermath: iPhone 5 Factory Remains A Powder Keg

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Two days after Sunday's riot at the Chinese Foxconn Technologies factory, the home of the Apple iPhone 5 assembly line was back up and running today. But with police reportedly monitoring street corners and the factory's main entrance, Foxconn still looks like a powder keg with a sizzling fuse. The causes of the riot are...
Apple Riot Aftermath: iPhone 5 Factory Remains A Powder Keg

Amazon.com dubbed a corporate scrooge by hometown newspaper

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Amazon.com’s lack of philanthropic involvement in its hometown of Seattle is getting renewed attention as The Seattle Times kicked off a 4-part series on the company today. Reporters Kristi Heim and Amy Martinez explore how the giant online retailer is a “virtual no-show in hometown philanthropy,” writing that the company is ”a...
Amazon.com dubbed a corporate scrooge by hometown newspaper

After Steve: Apple's ten big post-Jobs moments

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It's been a busy, bumpy year for Apple since Steve Jobs passed away last October 5. On the up side, the company won a massive jury award against Samsung for patent infringement, and in April it became arguably the most valuable company in history when its market capitalization passed...
After Steve: Apple's ten big post-Jobs moments

It's True! Foxconn Admits Using Minors

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Why lie? Forget a plea bargain, if there's enough evidence, you might as well admit it and hope for leniency.  That's what Foxconn, the plagued Taiwanese electronics maker, did after minors were found working in one of its factories. After the pro-labor group China Labor Watch reported children as young...
It's True! Foxconn Admits Using Minors

Meg Whitman breaks the Teamsters’ rule, is right regardless

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HP CEO Meg Whitman, at the company’s annual meeting of its shareholders, made the pitch to investors that the company hasn’t lost its mojo, and that it still matters. In the age of Instagram sucking down half-billion dollar valuations, companies like HP can appear stodgy, and antique. Whitman vehemently disagrees with...
Meg Whitman breaks the Teamsters’ rule, is right regardless

Labor Group Finds Poor Working Conditions at Apple Supplier Foxconn

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UPDATE: Initial findings of the Fair Labor Association report found "significant issues" at three electronics factories in China....
Labor Group Finds Poor Working Conditions at Apple Supplier Foxconn

Labor group takes aim at Amazon.com

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Amazon.com could face some scrutiny tonight as City of Seattle design officials consider the company’s planned expansion near downtown. The pro-labor group Working Washington – a critic of the conditions in Amazon.com’s fulfillment centers as well as the company’s stance on taxes — said it plans to raise issues at...
Labor group takes aim at Amazon.com
Apple, labor group comment on Chinese factories ahead of shareholder meeting

It's True! Foxconn Admits Using Minors

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Why lie? Forget a plea bargain, if there's enough evidence, you might as well admit it and hope for leniency.  That's what Foxconn, the plagued Taiwanese electronics maker, did after minors were found working in one of its factories. After the pro-labor group China Labor Watch reported children as young as...
It's True! Foxconn Admits Using Minors

Labor Group Finds Poor Working Conditions at Apple Supplier Foxconn

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An investigation by the Fair Labor Association into factories operated by Apple supplier Foxconn in China found poor working conditions and worker abuse, leading......
Labor Group Finds Poor Working Conditions at Apple Supplier Foxconn
Labor group: Apple has comparatively decent record in China, but could do more

Samsung officials hint at 'aggressive' focus on China market

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Several Samsung officials have spoken off the record with The Korea Times to explain the company’s strong focus in building its reputation there as both an employer and a brand. “As you know, we have been very aggressive in facility investment and have been holding high-profile business meetings with Chinese...
Samsung officials hint at 'aggressive' focus on China market

Samsung accused of labor violations in China

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New York-based labor group China Labor Watch says that "serious labor abuses" have been found at Samsung's factories in China. [Read more]...
Samsung accused of labor violations in China

Labor activists hijack pie cutter product page to bite Amazon

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A pie cutter is being used to draw attention to working conditions at Amazon. The pro-labor group Working Washington is escalating its battle against Amazon.com, this time through an usual tool: A pie cutter. Members of the group have essentially hijacked the reviews section on a pie cutter product page on...
Labor activists hijack pie cutter product page to bite Amazon

Foxconn factory workers strike, stall iPhone 5 production

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Thousands of workers went on strike at a Foxconn factory in China on Friday, bringing some iPhone 5 production lines to a halt, a labor rights group said. The strike at Foxconn's Zhengzhou factory began at 1 p.m. local time and involved 3000 to 4000 workers, according to New...
Foxconn factory workers strike, stall iPhone 5 production

Foxconn's iPad Facility is 'First Class,' Labor Group President Says

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Over the next three weeks, around 35,000 employees will be interviewed by the Fair Labor Association....
Foxconn's iPad Facility is 'First Class,' Labor Group President Says
Some Of Google's Security Guards Are So Upset Over Low Wages They Are Urging A Strike (GOOG)

Foxconn workers strike over iPhone 5 production, labor group says

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Thousands of workers went on strike at a Foxconn factory in China on Friday, bringing some iPhone 5 production lines to a halt, a labor rights group said....
Foxconn workers strike over iPhone 5 production, labor group says

Foxconn workers on strike over iPhone 5 production, labor group says

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Thousands of workers went on strike at a Foxconn factory in China on Friday, bringing some iPhone 5 production lines to a halt, a labor rights group said....
Foxconn workers on strike over iPhone 5 production, labor group says

Foxconn Shuts Down Factory After Workers Riot

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Tim Cook at a factory in Zhengzhou (cnn.com via Apple) Foxconn decided to close down one of its factories in central China this morning after a riot took place in the factory compound late Sunday night, according to the New York Times. The plant in the city of Taiyuan employs about 79,000 workers...
Foxconn Shuts Down Factory After Workers Riot

Apple partner Foxconn improving factory conditions, says labor group

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Apple supplier Foxconn has steadily improved the working conditions at three of its Chinese factories following a February audit by reducing employee overtime work, and updating maintenance policies and safety procedures, a labor group said Tuesday....
Apple partner Foxconn improving factory conditions, says labor group

Labor group: Apple and Foxconn indeed improving factory conditions

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Robert S. DonovanApple and Foxconn are staying ahead of the game when it comes to implementing the recommendations from the Fair Labor Association (FLA) to improve their manufacturing facilities overseas. The FLA issued a new report on Tuesday to offer a status update on the companies' progress since they...
Labor group: Apple and Foxconn indeed improving factory conditions

Apple's Chinese suppliers violate worker rights, says labor group

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There are serious violations of worker rights at Apple's other suppliers in China, even as Foxconn tries to improve working conditions, according to a labor rights group in New York....
Apple's Chinese suppliers violate worker rights, says labor group

Samsung Addresses Labor Issues

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Samsung Electronics said is taking corrective actions to address unfair labor practices at its Chinese factories, in response to a labor group claim that the South Korean company has violated rules on worker conditions in China....
Samsung Addresses Labor Issues

Apple's Chinese Suppliers Violate Worker Rights, Says Labor Group

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There are serious violations of worker rights at Apple's other suppliers in China, even as Foxconn tries to improve working conditions, according to a labor......
Apple's Chinese Suppliers Violate Worker Rights, Says Labor Group

Labor group projects giant Amazon protest on exterior walls of Seattle Art Museum

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The labor group Working Washington was behind a public protest on the Seattle Art Museum Tuesday night The Seattle Art Museum is known for its 48-foot tall Hammering Man, an outdoor sculpture that greets visitors and — in the words of the artist — is meant to portray the “worker...
Labor group projects giant Amazon protest on exterior walls of Seattle Art Museum

Apple's Foxconn Making Progress With Factory Conditions, Says Labor Group

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Apple supplier Foxconn has been steadily improving the working conditions at three of its Chinese factories following a February audit, including by reducing......
Apple's Foxconn Making Progress With Factory Conditions, Says Labor Group

Labor group finds poor working conditions at Apple supplier Foxconn

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An investigation by the Fair Labor Association into factories operated by Apple supplier Foxconn in China found poor working conditions and worker abuse, leading Foxconn to pledge it will make improvements....
Labor group finds poor working conditions at Apple supplier Foxconn
Labor group says there's something fishy about Samsung's child labor claims
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