Apple has so far failed in its responsibility to monitor its Chinese suppliers for worker violations, claims a labor watchdog group.
In a report released yesterday, Student & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM) accused three of Apple’s Chinese suppliers of inhumane worker conditions. The three suppliers — Foxlink, Pegatron, and Wintek — fail to provide for basic human needs and continue to use student workers, according to SACOM.
Over the past few years, Apple has increased its audits of Chinese factories and taken action against those that violate its supplier code of conduct. [...]