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Foxconn audit finds violations of labour laws

Friday 30 March 2012 | 09:57 CET | News
An audit of Foxconn Technology by the Fair Labour Association found a number of violations of labour law and the code of conduct agreed with Apple. The nearly month-long investigation found "excessive overtime and problems with overtime compensation; several health and safety risks; and crucial communication gaps that have led to a widespread sense of unsafe working conditions among workers", the FLA said. Foxconn said it will bring hours in line with legal limits by July 2013 and compensate its more than 1.2 million employees for overtime lost due to the shorter work week. It also agreed to

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Foxconn
Countries: China / World
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