One of the most troubling trends is that Apple is letting suppliers making Apple products, such as Foxconn and Pegatron, compete for Apple orders without ensuring that these suppliers' conditions first meet legal and Apple's own standards. Unless Apple places labor conditions on par with production price and speed, then it will continue to give large orders to abusive factories.
Sunday, August 11, 2013
Quoted in Huffington Post on labor abuse in Apple-producing factories
Posted by Kevin Slaten
An August 10 article on labor violations in Apple's Chinese supplier factory, Pegatron, included an interview with me on China Labor Watch's investigative findings. I was quoted saying: