The Poisonous Pearl

The Poisonous Pearl

Occupational chemical poisoning in the electronics industry in the Pearl River Delta, People’s Republic of China
The Poisonous Pearl
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Another Samsung Contractor-Repairperson Is Killed On The Job

Another Samsung contractor-repairperson is killed on the job

A Samsung contractor-repairman has fallen to death while he attempted to fix an air-conditioner from three stories up, adding to a rising death toll of repairpersons who, hired on a contract basis by Samsung’s outsourcing network, committed suicide, died of overwork, or was killed on the job. Intestinal Rupture The repairman, Jin Nam-jin, 45…

OLED suppliers compete for new iPhone orders

OLED suppliers compete for new iPhone orders

Potential suppliers of flexible OLED panels for Apple’s next generation of iPhones are competing for orders, according to Korean industry insiders. Apple has already ordered 60,000 panels from Samsung Display. Other companies that are in the running reportedly include LG Display, Japan Display and Foxconn. Read…

A Polish NGO perspective on on-going dismissals at SHARP Manufacturing Poland

The Polish NGO CentrumCSR.pl has complied an update detailing recent lay-offs and difficult working conditions at SHARP Manufacturing Poland. Since 2012, more than 1600 jobs were lost. SHARP has been terminating contracts of groups of 29 workers every month, in order to avoid procedures for…