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Samsung suspends business with supplier in child labor probe

The South Korean electronics giant says it will sever business ties with a supplier if its investigation determines violations occurred.

By July 13, 2014

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Samsung supplier accused of using child labor, again

A watchdog group alleges several children work in assembly lines at a factory that makes Samsung's mobile phone covers and parts. The company says it's looking into these claims.

By July 10, 2014

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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 December 4, 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 September 5, 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 August 13, 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 July 29, 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 April 23, 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 April 8, 2013

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HP places new sanctions on student labor in China -- report

The company has apparently sent new rules to its suppliers that are designed to protect student interns and improve their working conditions.

By February 8, 2013

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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 December 26, 2012