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Ethical iPhone 5 petitions to be delivered to Apple stores

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.

By February 8, 2012

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Apple labor petitioners to make deliveries again next week

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.

By February 16, 2012

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Protesters take to skies asking Google to quit U.S. Chamber

SumOfUs.org flies plane bearing banner "Google: Quit the Chamber" over its policies on climate change and campaign finance.

By September 24, 2012

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Petition tells Apple: We want an 'ethical' iPhone 5

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.

By January 31, 2012

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'Ethical iPhone 5' petition attracts thousands of signatures

Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition urging Apple to change the ways its suppliers treat workers.

By February 1, 2012

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Former factory workers add pleas to sign Apple labor petition

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.

By February 22, 2012

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Watchdog group: Foxconn hid young workers before inspection

One of the organization's employees also says Foxconn banned 16- and 17-year-old workers from overtime while inspections are ongoing.

By February 22, 2012

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Are Chinese factory workers getting just $8 for every iPad sale?

To put this in perspective, a report from the Korea Daily claims South Korean workers get about $34 per iPad unit they produce.

By February 15, 2012

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Cook: Apple's improved working conditions more than anyone

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.

By February 14, 2012

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Apple launches Fair Labor inspections of Foxconn

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."

By February 13, 2012