Great clip: Smartphones and Sustainability

Great clip: Smartphones and Sustainability

Smartphones from companies such as Apple, Samsung or HTC are among the most popular consumer and lifestyle products today. Unfortunately a whole series of problems occur during the global production process, ranging from bad working…

Taiwanese electronics trade union continues to face challenges

Young Fast Optoelectronics (YFO), a Taiwanese touch-screen manufacturer producing for among others Samsung, LG and HTC, is under heavy criticism from the YFO Trade Union (YFOTU). In April 2010, the trade union reported about sweatshop-like…

Taiwanese electronics workers fight for their rights

Taiwanese electronics workers fight for their rights

Touch screen manufacturing workers are fighting for basic rights at Young Fast Optoelectronics (YFO) in Taiwan, a company that supplies to Samsung, LG, HTC and Google. YFO manufactured mobile phones are sold by telecom providers…