Yvette Flores had a job in the electronics industry and unknowingly worked around lead and other harmful substances while she was pregnant; a severely disabled son was the result
More than 1,500 former RCA (Radio Corporation America) workers in Taiwan have been diagnosed with cancer. For nearly two decades, they have been waging a David and Goliath battle as they seek justice in the courts for their suffering. Al Jazeera joins them as they await the verdict in this landmark case.
Chairman Terry Gou said Foxconn Technology Group will be able to replace 30% of its workers on the production lines with robots in five years' time. Gou said he wants to cut the number of staff in the repetitive, monotonous work of putting together mobile gadgets including Apple's iPhones, and he plans to shift that 30% of workers to sales and software design positions.
You are invited to check out the just completed new trailer of "Who Pays the Price. The Human Cost of Electronics" showing hidden camera footage and more. Help Heather White and her team to reach their stretch goal of $75,000 with a donation of any amount - to complete the film this summer!
600 workers striking at Philips, Indonesia, will go back to work after an agreement was reached with local management on 19 June.