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Two petitions asking Apple to improve conditions for overseas workers will be hand delivered by watchdog group SumOfUs to a handful of Apple's retail stores tomorrow.
The petitions that were delivered to Apple's retail stores last week are coming back for a second round. The group says it's not satisfied with Apple's response.
SumOfUs.org flies plane bearing banner "Google: Quit the Chamber" over its policies on climate change and campaign finance.
A watchdog group is calling on Apple to demand improvements from its suppliers ahead of releasing its next iPhone. The group says it's already brought in 35,000 signatures.
Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition urging Apple to change the ways its suppliers treat workers.
Two former factory workers in China who suffered health problems as part of a 2009 incident are urging the public to sign an Internet petition being delivered to Apple tomorrow.
One of the organization's employees also says Foxconn banned 16- and 17-year-old workers from overtime while inspections are ongoing.
To put this in perspective, a report from the Korea Daily claims South Korean workers get about $34 per iPad unit they produce.
Apple CEO Tim Cook, speaking at an investor conference, defended the company's track record and its process of manufacturing hit products like the iPhone.
The company says that manufacturing facilities in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China, will be inspected by a group "dedicated to ending sweatshop conditions in factories worldwide."