Students and Scholars
Corporate Misbehaviour

Year Month

Open Letter to Masstop Concerning about Alleged Poisonings in the factory

Is EICC protecting Apple and Foxconn on recent worker suicides?

June 25th, 2010

On May 28th, under mounting pressure from labor rights group and concerned scholars around the world, the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) Board of Directors expressed that they were saddened about the loss of life at Foxconn. The 8-member EICC Board, consisting of representatives from IBM, Dell, Jabil, STMicroelectronics, Cisco, Intel, Flextronics, and HP, has established a task force to study factors affecting employee health and welfare in their own facilities as well as in their suppliers in the global supply chains.

Appeal by USAS: Stand with Chinese workers making Apple iPhones

United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) , the State’s largest campus-based student organization dedicated to supporting workers’rights, has initiated a signature campaign on 14 June,2010, asking all its supporters to send a message to Apple CEO Steve Jobs, telling Jobs to stop exploiting Chinese workers.


Stand with Chinese workers making Apple iPhones

At Foxconn, a major manufacturer of [...]

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ZDNet: Foxconn makes no profits on iPhones: activists

By Mahesh Sharma

Apple secured a “zero profit” deal to receive iPhones from Chinese technology manufacturer Foxconn, according to a worker rights activist group, which has linked the factory’s poor wages and working conditions with a number of young worker suicides.

In an open letter to Apple CEO Steve Jobs, Hong Kong-based Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM) said he should personally intervene to improve wages and worker rights at Foxconn.