Items tagged with China Labor Watch

Just days before Apple is expected to announce a new iPhone model, two U.S. watchdogs have come out and jointly criticized the Cupertino outfit for allowing "a number" of health and safety violations to take place at a second-tier supplier factory in China that builds parts for the company's mobile devices, including the iPhone and iPad. China Labor Watch (CLW) and Green America, a pair of non-profit organizations in the U.S., claims that an investigation into a Chinese factory called Catcher Technology found numerous violations, such as inadequate personal protective equipment for handling toxic materials. The organizations say that some workers had their skin exposed directly to toxins, such... Read more...