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workers' rights

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Seattle grants Uber, Lyft drivers right to unionize

The ordinance gives workers for ride-hailing companies the ability to bargain for better pay and other benefits. Both Uber and Lyft have opposed giving their drivers the right to create unions.

By December 15, 2015

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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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Apple 'offended' by BBC claim that factories violate labor rights

An executive sends a memo to employees to dismiss BBC reporting that claims Chinese workers at an Apple supplier continue to be treated poorly.

By December 19, 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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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

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Foxconn working conditions slammed by workers rights group

Hardware giant still forcing its factory workers to toil under difficult conditions, according to a new report.

By May 30, 2012

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'No more iSlave:' An activist fights for iPhone workers

Debby Chan, a human rights activist based in Hong Kong, has led the battle to improve conditions for employees of China's giant contract manufacturers

By September 25, 2012

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Does your future boss have a right to see your Facebook page?

A Maryland case in which job seekers were asked to share their Facebook profile highlights a broader trend of employers trying to keep abreast of what their workers are doing online.

By March 6, 2012

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Consequences? Bah. Foxconn report shows no sign, critics say

A workers' rights group notes that workplace abuses have continued for years even after Apple itself reported many of the same problems detailed in the new Fair Labor Association audit.

By March 29, 2012

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Report: Windows 7 holes eased by axing admin rights

BeyondTrust report says companies should set most workers as standard users and not administrators to avoid being exposed to attacks.

By March 29, 2010