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Corporate Misbehaviour

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Foxconn is the perpetrator for child labour

Hong Kong, 16 October 2012


The PR stunts by Foxconn are impaired by the riot in Taiyuan and the strike in Zhengzhou. The abusive [...]

FLA report shows some policy changes at Foxconn but few improvements for workers

[Statement] New wave of crackdowns on labour NGOs before the CCP reshuffles

Apple Concedes Problems in Supply Chain at Last: FLA Report Omits Work Stress and Forced Internship

Under intense public pressure, Apple has joined the Fair Labor Association (FLA) and subsequently opened its suppliers to for factory inspections. After the month-long investigation at Foxconn in Shenzhen and Chengdu, the FLA released the report on Thursday. In the report, FLA pointed out several pressing issues at Foxconn, including, working hours, health and safety, industrial relations, compensation and interns. Foxconn is notorious for its harsh management methods, which is one of the factors triggered the spate of suicides in the company in 2010. Yet, the problem of hash management and [...]

[Joint Statement] Give Apple workers a voice in their future