The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Three workers at Foxconn factories in China have fallen to their deaths in recent weeks and police are investigating, according to the company.
By Michael Kan | 20 May, 2013 13:17
Employees at the Chinese factories of Apple supplier Foxconn continue to work beyond the country's legal limit of 49 hours a month, according to a report from the Fair Labor Association (FLA). But the Taiwanese manufacturer is making overall steady progress in improving the working conditions at a select group of factories in China, it said.
By Michael Kan | 17 May, 2013 07:03
Samsung Electronics has rejected allegations that underage workers are assembling its products after three NGOs filed a complaint with a French prosecutor's office claiming that the tech company was violating labor regulations in China.
By Michael Kan | 28 February, 2013 10:11
Three NGOs filed a complaint with a French prosecutor's office against Samsung's subsidiary in the country, saying that the affiliate should be held responsible for labor violations in China.
By Loek Essers | 27 February, 2013 17:17
An Apple supplier known for making iPads has been penalized by Chinese authorities for turning a nearby river in Shanghai "white" after dumping pollutants during the nation's Spring Festival holiday.
By Michael Kan | 22 February, 2013 09:54