Apple Accused of Abusing Worker’s Rights in Chinese Factories

January 27, 2012 by  
Filed under Business, Eco, Green

The New York Times recently published a scathing expose about the harsh working conditions of Apple’s many Chinese suppliers. The article reveals a number of worker’s rights horror stories including two explosions in the past seven months at the same iPad factory, which killed four and injured 77 more. With the company’s announcement of their most lucrative quarter of any corporation in history last week, one wonders if this achievement is at the price of human lives and welfare. Read the rest of Apple Accused of Abusing Worker’s Rights in Chinese Factories Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: apple , apple factories , apple factory issues , apple news , apple suppliers , Chengdu , china , chinese factories , chinese factory conditions , chinese factory danger , foxconn , human rights violations , iPad , ipad factories , ipad factory explosion , ipad news , new york times , news , Reuters , Steve Jobs , tim cook , violated workers rights , workers rights , workers rights china

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Apple Accused of Abusing Worker’s Rights in Chinese Factories

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