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Apple has terminated its contract with a third-party labor supplier in China after an audit discovered it had "intentionally" hired dozens of underage workers. The audit uncovered 74 cases of underage labor at the one facility, and 106 active cases overall, the remaining ones resulting from an inability to detect forged documents. "11 facilities were found with underage labor, with a total of 106 active cases and 70 historical cases," Apple stated in its Supplier Responsibility Report. "In all but one case, the facilities had insufficient controls to verify age or to detect false documentation,... Read more...