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Apple supplier under scrutiny following worker deaths

Are factory conditions at Pegatron responsible for five worker deaths? The company says no, but watchdog group China Labor Watch is concerned.

By Dec. 11, 2013

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Amazon: Snowfall is a bigger problem than worker strikes

The e-commerce giant doesn't seem too worried about thousands of German factory workers threatening to strike during the busy holiday season.

By Nov. 29, 2013

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Google said to open 200-worker office in San Francisco

Creating office space for engineers from all of its recent acquisitions, the Web giant is said to be leasing a 35,000-square-foot building in the city's Mission neighborhood.

By Feb. 17, 2014

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Apple doctors: Pegatron worker death not due to working conditions

The iPhone maker dispatched medical experts to Shanghai to investigate the recent death of a 15-year-old worker from pneumonia.

By Dec. 12, 2013

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Thor as metal-factory worker? Superheroes get part-time jobs

A geeky illustrator imagines the perfect everyday jobs for superheroes who might need a break from all the danger and glitz. Who knows? Superman could end up in the cubicle next to yours.

By Nov. 8, 2013

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Rights group alleges worker abuse at Apple partner Pegatron

Apple hardware manufacturer accused of safety violations, poor living conditions, and withholding of worker identification cards, according to the Wall Street Journal.

By Jul. 28, 2013

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Was this FedEx worker filmed tossing your iPad or Nexus 7?

FedEx says it has fired a Manhattan employee caught on camera tossing boxes, as if they were empty boxes.

By Jul. 26, 2013

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Silicon Valley stymied on immigrant worker plan

Google, Intel, HP and other tech firms backed a pair of proposals this year to increase H-1B visas. They're now bogged down in the political mess known as "comprehensive" immigration reform.

By Mar. 6, 2013

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Samsung apologizes for acid leak at plant that killed worker

The company also promises to rescind its green certification application for plants in Hwaseong, South Korea.

By Mar. 4, 2013

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Chinese arbitrators rule against brain-damaged Foxconn worker

The father of the injured worker challenged the company's earlier demand that his son be moved or face loss of support for medical costs.

By Dec. 13, 2012