Independent Inspections Of Apple Suppliers Began Today

Manufacturing plants in Apple’s supply chain are now being inspected by an independent worker rights organization. The Fair Labor Association (FLA) began the inspections today at one of the largest manufacturing plants in China, Foxconn. The plant employs more than 230,000 workers.

The independent inspections, requested by Apple, appear to be a reaction to the negative publicity generated by a New York Times investigative report (see our story on the report

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