Labor group: Foxconn making progress with factory conditions

On August 22, 2012, in Industry News, by Michael Kan

Foxconn, a major supplier to Apple as well as other tech companies, has been steadily improving the working conditions at three of its Chinese factories following a February audit, according to the Fair Labor Association.

NYT: Tim Cook Making His Mark with Apple Labor Issues

On April 2, 2012, in Industry News, by J.R. Bookwalter

Longtime fans of Apple products may have done some hand-wringing when the CEO mantle passed from Steve Jobs to Tim Cook, but a new profile sheds light on how the current boss is thinking differently about management.The New York Times published a Sunda…

Changes at Foxconn Bring Additional Worry, Stress for Workers

On March 30, 2012, in Industry News, by J.R. Bookwalter

As we reported Thursday evening, the Fair Labor Association (FLA) has released the findings of their Foxconn audit, resulting in a reduction of working hours at the Apple supplier and cutbacks in overtime. While the news has advocates for workers’ ri…

Thursday Recap: FLA Audit Results, Patent Wars, RIM Layoffs, App Updates

On March 29, 2012, in Industry News, by J.R. Bookwalter

March is rapidly winding to a close, but it continues to be an eventful month full of software updates (Retina Display and otherwise) and Apple-centric news galore, which today includes the release of audit results from Apple’s controversial manufact…

Thursday Recap: FLA Audit Results, Patent Wars, RIM Layoffs, App Updates

On March 29, 2012, in Industry News, by J.R. Bookwalter

March is rapidly winding to a close, but it continues to be an eventful month full of software updates (Retina Display and otherwise) and Apple-centric news galore, which today includes the release of audit results from Apple’s controversial manufact…

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