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Rapid Assessment of the Magna Carta of Women and Other Laws for Women in the Electronics Industry in Export Processing Zones in the Philippines

Rapid Assessment of the Magna Carta of Women and Other Laws for Women in the Electronics Industry in Export Processing Zones in the Philippines
December 2015 CBBRC

GoodElectronics member CBBRC published a research report on women rights in the electronics industry in the Philippines. This research was carried out with support of the GoodElectronics Network.

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Safeguarding workers' health

Safeguarding workers' health
October 2015

Are you covered under the Employees State Insurance Act?

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Handbook on Labour Laws II

Handbook on Labour Laws II
October 2015

Cividep is a member of the Good Electronics Network from India, and has been working on a handbook for factory workers on Indian labour laws in that country. The handbook is part of our Worker Education Series and three chapters have been made available. The Minimum Wages Act, Maternity Benefits Act and Contract Labour Act are explained in these chapters.

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Rich corporations, poor societies

Rich corporations, poor societies
October 2015 Fernandez, R., Hendrikse, R.

Critical paper on the way in which Apple is short-changing societies by acting as a financial investor when handling its enormous company profits instead of reinvesting it into the real economy.

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Servants of Servers

Servants of Servers
October 2015 Norma J. Martinez

Western European universities spend billions on IT equipment produced by young Chinese students who are forced to work on production lines during so-called internships. This constitutes a gross violation of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) convention on forced labour. The report ‘Servants of servers’ presents the findings of an investigation conducted at a factory of Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Wistron in Zhongshan, Guangdong, China. The Wistron factory in Zhongshan produces servers for HP, Dell and Lenovo - the brands most widely used by European universities and higher education institutions.

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