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Underage Workers Found at Foxconn Factory in China

Underage Workers Found at Foxconn Factory in China

Karson Yiu/ABC News(BEIJING) — Foxconn Technology Group, the company that manufactures Apple’s iPhone, has confirmed reports that underage employees as young as 14 years old have been found working as interns at a factory site in China. The comp…

Foxconn Closes Factory After Massive Brawl

Foxconn Closes Factory After Massive Brawl

Karson Yiu/ABC News(BEIJING) — Foxconn Technology Group, owned by Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., suspended production at one of its largest factories in northern China on Monday following a violent incident involving 2,000 workers.Foxconn, a major su…

Apple and Foxconn Make Progress on Working Conditions at Factories

Apple and Foxconn Make Progress on Working Conditions at Factories

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Fair Labor Association (FLA) says conditions are improving for the Chinese workers who assemble iPad and iPhones for Apple. Back in March, the FLA released a report on the poor conditions at Apple’s…

Apple to Help Pay Costs of Improving Foxconn Factories

Apple to Help Pay Costs of Improving Foxconn Factories

Karson Yiu/ABC News(NEW YORK) — Apple and Foxconn will reportedly share the costs to make the sweeping changes to China factories and assembly lines. Previously, Apple’s Foxconn supplier in China promised to reduce workers’ hours and increase their …

Apple Probe: Changes Promised for Chinese Workers

Apple Probe: Changes Promised for Chinese Workers

Karson Yiu/ABC News(NEW YORK) — The Fair Labor Association (FLA) has released the results of its independent investigation of Apple’s Foxconn supplier based in China, and has found “serious and pressing noncompliances” with its Workplace Code of Condu…

‘This American Life’ Retracts Apple Critic’s Foxconn Tale

‘This American Life’ Retracts Apple Critic’s Foxconn Tale

Almin Karamehmedovic/ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Public Radio International’s show This American Life announced Friday it will retract one of the most popular episodes in the show’s history after finding numerous falsehoods in a monologue by pr…

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