iPhone 6s factory investigation reveals Apple still violates human rights of workers

IBT Times

Apple has been heavily criticised by human rights campaigners after a new undercover investigation shed light on numerous ethical violations in Chinese factories used to manufacture the iPhone 6s smartphone. The latest report from China Labor Watch (CLW) found that legal violations and dangerous working conditions that have been a black mark on Apple’s supply chain for several years, are largely unchanged since the last investigation that was carried out in 2013.

The report, titled Something’s Not Right Here, found that despite cases of workers dying and falling ill, adequate safety training and protective measures in line with Chinese law or Apple’s code of conduct are still not met. The information was gathered by a CLW investigator working undercover at the Shanghai-based Pegatron Technology factory used by Apple in the production of its latest flagship smartphone.

Read more: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/iphone-6s-factory-investigation-reveals-apple-still-violates-human-rights-workers-1525151

Camilla Wood

UK based Legal Aid Lawyer

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