The Taiwanese Apple supplier Foxconn introduced an increase of its employer’s monthly wage of up to 25 %. However, not only public criticism is responsible… Read More »Foxconn wants robots to produce X-Box and iPads
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In order to enforce its projects against the will of the local population, the Swiss concern Xstrata builds paramilitary structures in the Argentinean city Andalgalà.
Since 2001, major chocolate companies including Hershey have committed to eliminating abusive child labor, forced labor and trafficking in their cocoa supply chains. However, years… Read More »Why Target Hershey for Labor Rights Abuses?
The Gulf States feel threatened by their neighbour Iran. Hence, Saudi Arabia and other states arm massively and increasingly ask for German technology. However, these… Read More »Gulf States want to arm with German tanks
Apple became one of the richest and most successful companies over the last ten years, not least thanks to globalised assembly methods. However, Apple’s employees… Read More »New York Times report: In China, Human Costs are built into an iPad