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FLA Secures Commitment to Limit Work Hours, Protect Pay at Apple's Largest Supplier

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After a thorough, independent investigation found significant issues with working conditions at three factories in China operated by Apple's major supplier Foxconn, the Fair Labor Association secured groundbreaking commitments that will reduce working hours to legal limits while protecting pay, improve health and safety conditions, establish a genuine voice for workers, and will monitor on an ongoing basis to verify compliance. The nearly month-long investigation found excessive overtime and problems with overtime compensation; several health and safety risks; and crucial communication gaps that have led to a widespread sense of unsafe working conditions among workers.

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Foxconn Auditor Finds ‘Serious’ Violations of Chinese Law.


"An audit of Foxconn Technology Group (2354) found “serious and pressing” violations of Chinese labor laws, prompting the biggest maker of Apple Inc. (AAPL) devices to pledge to cut working hours and give employees more oversight.

Inspectors found at least 50 breaches of Chinese regulations as well as the..."

From Bloomberg.


Good read, no sugar coating added.
 
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Great, let's limit how much an impoverished family can work.

Also we're doing some great progress in banning child labour, those kids are much better off faffing about at home while their parents don't earn enough to keep them fed.
 

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