Apple suppliers to face audits by Fair Labour Association

Monday 13 February 2012 | 16:59 CET | News
Apple announced that the Fair Labor Association will conduct audits of Apple's final assembly suppliers, including Foxconn factories in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China, at Apple's request. A team of labor rights experts led by FLA president Auret van Heerden began the first inspections 13 February at the facility in Shenzhen known as Foxconn City. Apple CEO Tim Cook said the inspections underway are "unprecedented in the electronics industry, both in scale and scope". As part of its independent assessment, the FLA will interview thousands of employees about working and living conditions including

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