In early December, 40 precarious workers at a Siemens factory in India received permanent contracts after negotiations between the trade union and management.
A BBC investigation for Panorama has exposed poor working conditions in factories making Apple products in China.
Since its founding at the BSR Conference 10 years ago, the EICC has grown from a handful companies to nearly 100 businesses representing more than US$2.6 trillion in revenues, and its influential code of conduct is the information and communications technology industry’s standard for practices related to ethics, labor, health, safety, and the environment.
From 9-11 December 2014, Geneva was center stage for a Global Dialogue Forum hosted by the ILO about 'The adaptibility of companies to deal with fluctuating demands and the incidence of temporary and other forms of employment in electronics'. Attached the Points of consensus adopted by the Global Dialogue Forum.
More than 7,000 employees of Taiwanese touch screen maker Wintek Corporation were laid off yesterday at its factories in Dongguan, Guangdong province, where more than 200 mainland suppliers have spent the past week protesting against unpaid debts they say total 230 million yuan (HK$290 million).