Neowin News Feed for: Labor Neowin News Feed for: Labor en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Apple suspends business with Pegatron over labour issues <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has suspended future business with its supplier, Pegatron after it was found to be using student labour outside of normal rules. Pegatron said it&#039;s taking corrective measures. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 09 Nov 2020 20:34:01 +0000 Apple denies "most of the allegations" that it violated labor laws in the making of iPhone 11 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The tech giant was accused of allowing a supplier factory in China to break labor laws. However, in a statement, Apple has denied most of the allegations, saying that it has been falsely accused. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Mon, 09 Sep 2019 09:44:01 +0000 Samsung apologizes for employees' illnesses likely caused due to poor work conditions <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has issued a public apology for the illnesses and deaths of employees at its computer chip and liquid crystal display plants, saying it failed to handle health risks at those facilities. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Fri, 23 Nov 2018 11:22:05 +0000 Increase in suppliers lead to more labor violations for Apple <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In its annual audit of working conditions among its suppliers, Apple found that the environmental and labor violations had doubled over the previous year. The company found 44 core violations in 2017. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Gurkaran Singh) Thu, 08 Mar 2018 19:46:01 +0000 Australia's NBN secured as Labor wins election <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/150660061Flag of Australia.png" alt="" /></div>The future of Australia's national broadband network (NBN) has been secured, with the Australian Labor Party winning the election 17 days after polls closed. Put on hold as Australia's political leaders struggled to woo independents elected... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brenton Currie) Tue, 07 Sep 2010 08:11:27 +0000 Coalition announces its broadband plan for Australia <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/150660061Flag of Australia.png" alt="" /></div>The Liberal-National coalition party has announced its scaled-down version of the $43 billion broadband plan, NBN. The Labor run plan would enable a national fiber-optic network by 2017 that everyone could use; that is if... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Curtis Green) Tue, 10 Aug 2010 07:38:21 +0000 Reporter in iPod Labor Dustup Confident of Victory <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>One of the journalists at the center of the iPod labor defamation lawsuit has spoken of her confidence in winning the case, after Hongfujin Precision Industry slashed its compensation claim to a symbolic 1 yuan... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 04 Sep 2006 14:13:45 +0000 IT Brings Labor Back Home; Scraps Offshoring <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Not long ago in the IT sector, it seemed outsourcing jobs overseas was the logical, better and cheaper thing to do. Now, as many have said all along, they are realizing that it wasn't the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 07 Sep 2004 09:22:00 +0000 Labor group: Microsoft offshoring work on Longhorn <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is outsourcing some of the work related to its next-generation operating system to India, according to a labor group. The WashTech organization said Wednesday that it obtained internal Microsoft documents showing... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 29 Jul 2004 04:37:04 +0000 Dell drops prison labor <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Dell Computer said Thursday it will stop using a contractor that relies on prison labor to dismantle and recycle computers. Dell said it has hired two new contractors to perform the work,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 05 Jul 2003 21:07:53 +0000 Defense may limit foreign IT labor <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The US Department of Defense has proposed dramatic new limits on the use of foreign nationals in computer-related projects, rekindling a heated debate over the use of immigrant labor for high-tech jobs. The... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 08 Mar 2002 02:35:17 +0000