Apple updates compliance figures on supply chain partners

Tech giant reveals improvement in works hours figures

Technology giant Apple has been under fire in recent years for its labor practices in facilities around the world. In early 2012 The New York Times published a Pulitzer Prize winning series of report that exposed poor working conditions in factories that made Apple products.

The reports focused on iPad manufacturing in China, describing harsh labor conditions, safety concerns and difficult work environments. Living conditions, overtime demands and other egregious workplace red flags, like underage workers and falsified records were documented as well. The report did a lot to bruise the reputation of Apple. The tech giant is now taking steps to improve its track record.

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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