Posts Tagged: forced labor

In Malaysia’s electronic industry, 1 in 3 workers are entrenched in forced labor

Widespread forced labor in Malaysia’s electronics industry

The repercussions of these findings on both the global and local electronics industry are potentially huge.

  • September 18, 2014
  • at 8:45 pm
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17 Labor Rights Violations Still Found at One Apple Supplier in China, 2013

Labor Rights Violations: 17 Broken Promises By Apple And Its Chinese Suppliers

How long does it take for endemic and institutional problems to be solved? Judging from numerous reports on labor rights violations at Apple...

  • July 29, 2013
  • at 1:47 pm
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Was Your Phone Made By a Forced Student Intern?

Readers may recall last fall’s kerfuffle over student interns who were forced to work at Foxconn, earning rock-bottom wages for long h...

  • January 18, 2013
  • at 12:17 am
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Report: Foxconn using forced student labor to build Sony’s PS4

If reports in the Chinese press are to be believed, Sony’s next-gen games console may be being assembled using some very outdated labo...

  • October 10, 2013
  • at 1:33 pm
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HP to Crack Down on Chinese Supplier Factories Using Student Workers

We’ve written before about high school and vocational college students being coerced into grueling factory work for HTC and key Apple ...

  • February 8, 2013
  • at 3:45 pm
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Student ‘Interns’ Forced to Build Apple iPhone 5 at Foxconn; Now Returning to Schools

You may already be aware of a report (available in English in the Shanghai Daily, among other places) that suggests Apple-and-everyone-else-...

  • September 7, 2012
  • at 4:00 am
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