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workers' rights

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Apple, Samsung supplier abuses workers' rights, group claims

Biel Crystal Manufactory -- which counts Apple, Samsung, HTC, and others as clients -- violates workers' rights, a Hong Kong rights group claims.

By November 26, 2013

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Samsung says sorry and promises compensation to sick workers

Samsung has said sorry and promised compensation to workers who have fallen ill after working for the company.

By May 14, 2014

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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 July 28, 2013

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Amazon workers reject proposal to form first US union

The retail giant will not be seeing its first established union in the United States.

By January 15, 2014

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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 December 11, 2013

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Apple chastised for unsafe working conditions in supplier factory

China Labor Watch and Green America say the iPhone maker hasn't lived up to its commitments to improve worker conditions in a China factory.

By September 4, 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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New Chrome extension hopes to demystify encryption

Google pressures email providers to step up encryption of mail sent between servers as it debuts End-to-End, a Chrome extension that promises the first streamlined use of PGP in webmail.

By June 3, 2014

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Microsoft 'EMS' biz suite due, for 'bring your own device' scenarios

Microsoft is readying a new Enterprise Mobility Suite bundle to help business users better manage the Android, iOS, and Windows devices workers bring to the office, sources say.

By March 26, 2014

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Apple touts better working conditions as factory audits jump

The company has trained more workers in supply-chain companies about their rights and has seen a reduction in the number of facilities underpaying their employees.

By February 13, 2014