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World's Biggest Lighting Maker Plans To Cut 4,500 Jobs

Posted 12.17.2011 | Business

Philips Electronics has all but abandoned hope of selling its TV business by the end of the year, leaving a question mark over how quickly it can dive...

Were They Canaries? The Too Short Lives of Park Ji-Yeon and Yu-mi Hwang

Elizabeth Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Elizabeth Grossman

This is what we know happened. On March 31, 2010, Park Ji-Yeon, who worked at Samsung's On-Yang semiconductor plant in South Korea, died of leukemia at age 23.

Sustaining Outrage and Organizing Efforts as Workers Continue to Fall Victim to Chemical Exposures

Elizabeth Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Elizabeth Grossman

On Sunday January 24, Carl "Danny" Fish, who worked at the DuPont plant in Belle, West Virginia died after being exposed to phosgene - a chemical so a...

Accountability for Minerals in the Eastern DRC

Zoe McMahon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Zoe McMahon

Although the electronics industry can't solve this issue alone, we at HP believe that addressing conflict minerals is a natural extension of our existing efforts.

Trade Rep. Schwab Says Tech And Trade Are Inextricable at CES

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mike Smith

Rep. Susan C. Schwab says that the electronics community and tech sector needs to be just as vocal as others who are protectionist. Trade agreements must benefit everyone.