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Corporate Misbehaviour

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makeITfair: Important improvements at Chinese electronic factories but pressing issues remain

Significant improvements, such as higher wages, decreased number of student interns and discontinuance of Hepatitis B tests on job applicants have taken place after makeITfair published a report in 2009 about poor working conditions at four Chinese supplier factories of game consoles and MP3 players. The four factories (supplying to Apple, Microsoft, Motorola, Philips and Sony) have been recently [...]

Global Post: Silicon Sweatshops: The China connection

WEED & SACOM’s OPEN LETTER TO FUJITSU: Fujitsu Response to Worker Rights Violations at PC Partner-Owned

Download: Letter to Fujitsu

June 15, 2009


Fujitsu Response to Worker Rights Violations at PC Partner-Owned

Excelsior Electronics in Dongguan City, CHINA

Fujitsu Siemens Computers does not take responsibility for labor rights violations in their supply chain in China

Playing with labour rights: music player and game console manufacturing in china

makeITfair report reveals violations of workers’ rights in game console and portable music player manufacturing in China, and is probably the first study ever on working conditions related to these products highly popular amongst the youth. (Download Report: Playing with Labor Rights