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One Dead in Gas Leak at Apple Supplier Factory

Four others injured at plant owned by Catcher Technology

(Newser) - Another tragedy at an Apple supplier : A worker was killed and four others hurt by a gas leak at a Chinese factory in Suzhou owned by Catcher Technology. Authorities say hydrogen sulfide gas leaked from a liquid-waste treatment workshop, the Wall Street Journal reports. Catcher Technology makes metal casings and... More »

Apple Asks Outside Group to Inspect Plants

FLA to audit working conditions at Apple suppliers

(Newser) - Apple, facing worldwide protests over conditions for workers who make its gadgets, says it has opened up its supply chain to a level of scrutiny unprecedented in the electronics industry. An outside group, the Fair Labor Association in Washington, DC, has been asked to audit conditions at the plants where... More »

Apple: We Don't Turn 'Blind Eye' to Factories

Cook rejects charges that company overlooks working conditions

(Newser) - Accusations that Apple overlooks serious safety issues with its suppliers are "patently false and offensive," said company CEO Tim Cook in an email to Apple employees, reports Reuters . Cook's email, excerpted at , came after a scathing article in the New York Times about factory working... More »

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