Quick takes

This section of the website includes information contained in ‘quick takes’ related to Apple and its factory workers.  These include blogs, statements, and press releases.

Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour (SACOM), Well-polished Apple’s CSR report is just another fairytale for workers, Statement, March 1, 2014.

Scott Nova and Isaac Shapiro, Apple Fails to Deliver on Key Labor Rights Promises, but the Company’s Chosen Labor Right Monitor Finds Little Fault, Economic Policy Institute, blog, December 13, 2013.  Also, see the joint statement by GoodElectronics and makeITfair, FLA’s final report on Apple and Foxconn obscures poor working condition in China, December 23, 2013.

Isaac Shapiro, Dear Tim Cook: Fraction of Icahn Request Could Significantly Address Apple’s Labor Rights Violations, Open Letter posted as Blog, Economic Policy Institute, November 1, 2013.

Isaac Shapiro, New iPhones, Same Old Working Conditions, Economic Policy Institute, Blog, September 18, 2013.

China Labor Watch, “Student workers making iPhone must do unpaid overtime and have wages unfairly deducted,” press release, September 10, 2013.

Scott Nova and Isaac Shapiro, Broken Promises and Continuing Worker Abuses as Apple and its Suppliers Miss Deadline, Economic Policy Institute, Blog, August 28, 2013.

Isaac Shapiro, New study documents serious labor rights violations at Apple’s second largest supplier, Economic Policy Institute, Blog, July 30, 2013.

Scott Nova and Isaac Shapiro, Still Polishing Apple: Second FLA report misleads on labor rights progress, Economic Policy Institute, Blog, June 7, 2013.

China Labor Watch, “Three suicides at Zhengzhou Foxconn in 20 days,” press release, May 17, 2013.  (This factory makes Apple products.)

Michelle Chen, A more democratic Foxconn?  No one told the workers, Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour (SACOM), May 15, 2013.

Isaac Shapiro, “Apple cash may grow despite return program,” Economic Policy Institute, Economic Snapshot, May 15 2013.

Isaac Shapiro, Will Apple follow in Nike’s failed footsteps?, Economic Policy Institute, Blog, May 1, 2013.

Isaac Shapiro, $100 billion to Apple shareholders, any to Apple workers?, Economic Policy Institute, Blog, April 24, 2013.

Isaac Shapiro, $45+ billion for Apple shareholders, nothing yet for Apple workers, Economic Policy Institute, Commentary, March 20, 2013.

Scott Nova and Isaac Shapiro, “New investigation finds alarming conditions at three Apple suppliers,” Economic Policy Institute, Blog, February 26, 2013.

GoodElectronics Public Statement, “GoodElectronics is keeping an eye on Apple,” February 7, 2013.

Isaac Shapiro, “Apple’s own data reveal 120,000 supply-chain employees worked excessive hours in November,” Economic Policy Institute, blog, January 16, 2013.

Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour (SACOM), “Strike erupted over dire working conditions at Foxconn,” Statement, January 11, 2013.

Scott Nova and Isaac Shapiro, ”NYT story emphasizes Apple’s positive statements, obscures ongoing labor abuses,” Economic Policy Institute, Blog, January 9, 2013.

Isaac Shapiro, “French investigative report adds to concerns that conditions faced by iPhone 5 workers remain dire,” Economic Policy Institute, Blog, December 20, 2012.

China Labor Watch, “Foxconn Employs Interns between 14 to 16,” Press release, October 15, 2012.

China Labor Watch, “Update: 3000 to 4000 workers strike at Foxconn’s China factory,” Press release, October 5, 2012.

Isaac Shapiro, “Foxconn riot, strikes, coerced student labor, and more: All’s not well with iPhone 5 production,”  Economic Policy Institute, Blog, September 24, 2012.

Isaac Shapiro, New evidence of disturbing working conditions in iPhone production. Economic Policy Institute, Blog, September 20, 2012.

Scott Nova and Isaac Shapiro, “iPhone5 is being produced under harsh working conditions still in violation of basic labor rights,”  Economic Policy Institute and Worker Rights Consortium, September 10, 2012.

Ross Eisenbrey and Isaac Shapiro, “Apple in China:  Failing to make good on its commitment,” Economic Policy Institute, Blog, August 24, 2012. (Discussion of Apple’s failure to provide promised retroactive pay.)

Isaac Shapiro, “Foxconn is no exception: New report finds labor violations common throughout Apple’s supply chain,” Economic Policy Institute, Blog,  June 29, 2012.

Ross Eisenbrey, “Another suicide at Apple’s key supplier in China,” Economic Policy Institute, Blog,  June 15, 2012.

Lawrence Mishel, “Apple’s shine is fading,” Economic Policy Institute, Blog June 25, 2012.  (Discussion of pay at Apple stores.)

Isaac Shapiro, “Apple’s executive pay, profits, and cash balance show ability to assist its factory workers,” Economic Policy Institute, Blog, May 1, 2012.

Ross Eisenbrey, “Apple’s iPhone profits dwarf its labor costs,” Economic Policy Institute, Blog, April 18, 2012.

A closer look at Apple and Foxconn: Labor practices in China and Brazil,” Economic Policy Institute, April 11, 2012.

Ross Eisenbrey, “Apple’s employees in China don’t work 70 hours a week because they want to,” Economic Policy Institute, Blog, April 4, 2012.

Ross Eisenbrey, ”Fair Labor Association report leaves big questions about change at Apple/Foxconn,” Economic Policy Institute, Blog, April 3, 2012.

Robert E. Scott, ”Who’s guarding Apple’s Foxconn chicken coop?,” Economic Policy Institute, Blog, April 2, 2012.

Josh Bivens, “What’s good for Apple is … just good for Apple,” Economic Policy Institute, Blog, March 21, 2012.

Ross Eisenbrey, “Whitewashing the Apple,” Economic Policy Institute, Blog, February 17, 2012.

Ross Eisenbrey, “Bad Apple labor practices: Promises have been made before,” Economic Policy Institute, Blog, February 15, 2012.

Josh Bivens, “Apple execs (like everyone else) overlook global exchange rates,” Economic Policy Institute, Blog, January 24, 2012.

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