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Apple nixes child labor practices at Chinese factories

Review finds Apple’s contractors in China hired 91 workers under the age of 16

By Brad Reed, Network World
February 15, 2011 11:31 AM ET

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In addition to reporting on labor standards violations, Apple reported the findings of its investigation into the 10 suicides that occurred last year at its Shenzhen facility of Foxconn. Apple's "independent team" of suicide prevention specialists made several recommendations to reduce the likelihood of suicides in the facility, including "better training of hotline staff and care center counselors and better monitoring to ensure effectiveness."

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