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Undercover Video Reveals Harsh Conditions Inside Apple Supplier Factory

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.19.2014 | Technology

An Apple supplier is violating the company's standards for worker treatment in its Chinese factories, according to a new video report from the BBC. ...

Thousands Of Foxconn Workers Reportedly Strike

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 12.06.2012 | Technology

BEIJING — Foxconn Technology Group denied on Saturday that production was affected at a Chinese factory that makes Apple's iPhones, although bot...

Activists Slam iPad Factory Working Conditions

Reuters | Lee Chyen Yee and James Pomfret | Posted 07.31.2012 | Technology

By Lee Chyen Yee and James Pomfret HONG KONG (Reuters) - Working conditions at Foxconn's gargantuan Chinese factories that assemble App...

Foxconn Factory's Violations: iPad Factory Workers' Grievances Detailed In Report

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 03.30.2012 | Technology

The results of an audit of three Foxconn factories that manufacture Apple products has turned up "serious and pressing" violations of Chinese labor la...

Controversial Apple Factories Reportedly Violated Labor Laws

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 05.29.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK -- The Chinese workers who often spend more than 60 hours per week assembling iPhones and iPads will have their overtime curbed and their hou...

'Apple Factory' Story Author Admits Taking 'Shortcuts'

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 05.17.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — Mike Daisey, the off-Broadway performer who admitted that he made up parts of his one-man show about Apple products being made in Chi...

Average-Joe Millionaires Turn Out For Apple Shareholder Meeting

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.27.2012 | Business

Ever wish you'd gotten in on the ground floor of a company like Apple, Google or Microsoft? Apple's most recent shareholder meeting, which took pl...

WATCH: Report Shows Foxconn Hid Teen Workers Before Inspection

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 03.21.2012 | Technology

Reports are swirling that Apple supplier Foxconn hid teenage employees before inspections by the Fair Labor Association. Workers age 16-18 were ban...

The Controversy Over Apple's Factories

Susannah Meyer | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
Susannah Meyer

Insurance and convenience are two practical reasons for why my school chooses Dell products, but the state of Apple's factories may now serve as an ethical reason to support the school's choice.

Bring Fair Trade to Electronics

Yu Zhou | Posted 03.30.2012 | Technology
Yu Zhou

Debates in the United States in response to these disclosures have been how to assign blame or whether consumers can force Apple to be more ethical. This is not enough. The problems are certainly not limited to Apple or Foxconn.

Workers Appeal To Apple Over Chemical Poisoning Fears

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

By Royston Chan SUZHOU, China (Reuters) - Chinese workers at a factory making touch screens on contract for Apple have urged the U.S. company to he...

Apple Discovers Shocking Abuses At Foreign Factories

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

After ten suicides at Chinese manufacturer Foxconn last year, Apple has published a review of supplier responsibility practices, which reported child ...

Foxconn Suicide: Eighth Suicide defends labor practices after 8th suicide

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

AP TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taiwan's Foxconn Technology, a contract maker of the iPhone and other consumer electronics, insisted Wednesday its treatment of ...