Silicon Sweatshops http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19328/all en Silicon Sweatshops: Apple supply chain workers in Asia fall ill again http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/110304/apple-supply-chain-workers-asia-ill-n-hexane <p> New complaints from sickened workers in China contrast with what Apple said in a report on the matter.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/110304/apple-supply-chain-workers-asia-ill-n-hexane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple China Silicon Sweatshops Business Emerging Markets China Technology Health Fri, 04 Mar 2011 17:07:00 +0000 Kathleen E. McLaughlin 5628539 at http://www.globalpost.com Apple factory in Foxconn City inspected by Fair Labor Association http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120213/apple-asks-fair-labor-association-inspect-factories-foxconn-city-china A 2009 GlobalPost investigation found that human rights abuses are common at factories where Apple products are made. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120213/apple-asks-fair-labor-association-inspect-factories-foxconn-city-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple China China factories Manufacturing Mobile Phones Silicon Sweatshops Technology news United States Americas Business China Technology Mon, 13 Feb 2012 19:19:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5691540 at http://www.globalpost.com