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Apple updates figure on work week labor compliance

The company says 95 percent of its supply chain partners are compliant with a work week that is less than 60 hours.

By Dec. 4, 2013

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Samsung under fire for alleged labor abuses in Brazil

The tech giant is slapped with a lawsuit that accuses it of rampant employee overtime and poor working conditions in one of its Brazilian smartphone factories.

By Aug. 13, 2013

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Steampunk AT-AT is a labor of 'Star Wars' love

A newly engaged geek creates an insanely detailed steampunk AT-AT as a gift for his very own Princess Leia.

By Apr. 23, 2013

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China Labor Watch chastises factory making 'cheap' iPhone

The workplace watchdog takes Apple and its supplier to task for violations at a Chinese factory that apparently is producing the casing for Apple's new "cheap" iPhone.

By Sep. 5, 2013

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Head of unofficial Apple retail labor union departs

The founder of a union for Apple's retail employees is leaving the company after deciding to pursue other options.

By Apr. 8, 2013

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Low-cost iPhone named in China Labor Watch report

A report citing worker abuse at Apple supplier Pegatron mentions rumored iPhone with plastic cover.

By Jul. 29, 2013

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Samsung accused of labor violations in China

New York-based labor group China Labor Watch says that "serious labor abuses" have been found at Samsung's factories in China.

By Sep. 5, 2012

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Pressure on Apple is improving labor practices, says Times

Media coverage and rising awareness of rough working conditions in China's electronics factories have begun to turn things around, says a New York Times report. But there's still a long way to go.

By Dec. 26, 2012

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Apple launches labor inspections

Google Wallet puts hold on prepaid cards, Samsung unveils the Galaxy Tab 2 and Apple launched independent investigations into the working conditions at its overseas factories.

By Feb. 13, 2012

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Apple launches labor inspections

Google Wallet puts a hold on prepaid cards, Samsung unveils the Galaxy Tab 2 tablet, and Apple hires an independent group to investigate working conditions at Foxconn factories in China.

By Feb. 13, 2012