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Your Electronics Are Probably The Product Of Forced Labour

Your Electronics Are Probably The Product Of Forced Labour

The internet keeps a close eye on what companies like Apple, Samsung and Sony import out of Southeast Asia, since those components hint at products coming down the pipeline. The US Department of Labor keeps a close watch too, but for a very different reason: uncovering “modern-day slavery” by the…

Apple Audit Reveals 106 Cases Of Underage Labour In China

Apple Audit Reveals 106 Cases Of Underage Labour In China

Apple has released its seventh annual supplier audit, and it reveals that one of its suppliers was found to have violated its underage labour policy 74 times. Unsurprisingly, Apple was clear about the consequences of such a problems and has completely severed ties with the manufacturer.