Apple should not profit at the expense of low-wage workers

"To resolve poor labour conditions, Apple must pursue profit maximisation only within a framework of sufficient investment in labour." Li Qiang  in the South China Morning Post.
 


Investigative Report: Apple's Unkept Promises

Investigation of three factories belonging to the Pegatron Group, a major supplier of Apple, uncovers wage theft, an unsafe work environment, and a lack of worker voice.
 
 
 
 

Another Samsung Supplier Factory Exploiting Child Labor

CLW had uncovered five child workers (under 16) at Shinyang Electronic Co.Ltd. Meanwhile, the investigation also revealed 15 sets of labor violations.
 
                                     
Investigative Report: Abuses at Quanta Factory
 

CLW found a number of ethical and legal violations at Quanta Shanghai Manufacturing City, a Taiwanese outfit which makes goods for Apple, Sony, Dell, and HP.

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Labor Exploitation at Samsung Supplier Factory Samkwang  
 
At Dongguan Samkwang, a partner of Samsung (Huizhou), CLW uncovered a long list of ethical and legal violations.
 
 
 
Li Qiang on Foxconn Workers' Protest of Working Conditions
 
On Democracy Now, Li Qiang, executive director of CLW, analyzed the large massive strike in a Foxconn plant.
 
 
 

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04/23/2015 - Apple Watch Continues Legacy of Labor Abuse; China Labor Watch to Protest on 5th Ave
Despite having fresh chance to design and manage supplier chain of a brand new product, Apple didn't prevent serious labor abuse. 
 
03/11/2015 - Statement on Death of iPhone 6 Worker at Pegatron Plant in Shanghai
There is reason to believe that 26-year old Tian Fulei died in February from overwork.
 
A large strike is in its third day at a factory that produces shoes for Nike, Adidas, Prada, Timberland, Louis Vuitton, Jordan, Clarks, and others.

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