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Lawsuit Over Who Gets Starbucks Tips

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Cross-posted from I imagine Mr. Pink doesn't tip at Starbucks. Hell, I don't "tip" at Starbucks. Occasionally, I don't feel like having 30 cents clanging around in my pocket all day, so I throw it in the tip jar. But there's only so much I can pay for a...
Lawsuit Over Who Gets Starbucks Tips

Foxconn admits it breached Chinese labor laws by hiring 14 year old interns

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Apple supplier Foxconn has admitted that it did take on intern students as young as 14 years old at its factories after the Taiwanese manufacturing giant published the findings of a report that followed media reports from September. A statement from Foxconn Technology Group provided to TNW confirms that some students...
Foxconn admits it breached Chinese labor laws by hiring 14 year old interns

Report: Apple supplier Foxconn still exceeding work hour laws

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Hon Hai Precision Industry has made some strides toward improved labor conditions, according to a new report, but the Apple supplier is still working its employees more than Chinese labor law allows.    ...
Report: Apple supplier Foxconn still exceeding work hour laws
Foxconn investigation finds underage interns working at Chinese factory

Foxconn admits child labor laws breached by use of underage interns

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Foxconn has admitted that it employed underage interns in breach of China's child labor laws. An internal investigation at its Yantai factory found some of the young trainees were aged 14- and 15-years old (16 being the legal minimum). In a statement received by CNET, the company advised that...
Foxconn admits child labor laws breached by use of underage interns

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

Here's Why Apple Will Probably Win Its E-Book Lawsuit (AAPL, AMZN)

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Apple is likely to win the e-book lawsuit being brought against it by the Department of Justice, reports CNET after consulting various legal experts. One simple reason Apple has a good case against antitrust is that it is a tiny player in the e-book business. It has very little share...
Here's Why Apple Will Probably Win Its E-Book Lawsuit (AAPL, AMZN)

Nintendo investigating manufacturer Foxconn after child labor admission

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Foxconn, the massive Chinese manufacturing firm that puts together, among many other things, the iPhone and Nintendo hardware like the Wii U, admitted to employing workers under the age of 16. The company released a statement confessing that "Our investigation has shown that the interns in question, who ranged...
Nintendo investigating manufacturer Foxconn after child labor admission

FLA president says Apple/Foxconn agreement raises bar, but will it raise prices?

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The findings of the Fair Labor Association’s investigation into Apple’s suppliers beginning with three Foxconn facilities were officially published yesterday. While finding excessive working hours and many violations of Chinese labor law, based on the FLA’s recommendations Foxconn and Apple have agreed to reduce workweek and overtime hours within...
FLA president says Apple/Foxconn agreement raises bar, but will it raise prices?

New Report Reveals ‘Serious’ Violations at Apple Foxconn Factories in China

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Mr. Cook at a factory in Zhengzhou (cnn.com via Apple) Apple CEO Tim Cook has been posing for many a photo op at Foxconn factories recently, but no portraits of him smiling in a rubber suit can eclipse the findings released today in a Fair Labor Association report. Apple agreed...
New Report Reveals ‘Serious’ Violations at Apple Foxconn Factories in China

Apple's excessive work hours progress: tracking 800k, 97% 60-hour work week compliance

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Apple has updated its Labor and Human Rights page to detailing its efforts to curtail excessive work weeks in its suppliers factories, like Foxconn in China. The improvements include the fact that they are now tracking over 800k workers to gather the data, and that their compliance was ‘sustained’ in...
Apple's excessive work hours progress: tracking 800k, 97% 60-hour work week compliance

Sacre bleu! Apple fined for making French retail employees work late

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It's a rule of retail life that you often have to work long past closing time while you clean up or do inventory for the following day. But Apple Store employees in France won't have to do this anymore. As reported by the AFP (hat tip to the Verge),...
Sacre bleu! Apple fined for making French retail employees work late

Apple supplier's 60-hour week compliance rate down from 97% to 88% in Sept. due to 'peak' production

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Apple has updated its Labor and Human Rights page to detailing its efforts to curtail excessive work weeks in its suppliers factories, like Foxconn in China. The updates include the fact that they are now tracking over 900k workers — up from 800K in August and 500K in January — to gather...
Apple supplier's 60-hour week compliance rate down from 97% to 88% in Sept. due to 'peak' production
Apple now tracking over 1M workers in supply chain, drops back to 88% compliance with 60-hour work week

Foxconn and Apple Still Exceed Working-Hour Laws

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Workers at Apple Inc.'s largest supplier, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd., are getting more involved in unions but still working more than Chinese labor law allows, according to a new investigation by the Fair Labor Association....
Foxconn and Apple Still Exceed Working-Hour Laws

These Are The Promises Foxconn Is Making To Apple's Chinese Workers (AAPL)

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Foxconn has some problems with Chinese labor law. No one was surprised that the Fair Labor Association found issues at three Foxconn factories that make Apple products. That stuff had been well documented: concerns over levels of aluminum dust; crazy hours during peak production times and so on. The...
These Are The Promises Foxconn Is Making To Apple's Chinese Workers (AAPL)
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