The 'gold in your hands' petition is part of a campaign initiated by the Stop Child Labour coalition, asking electronics companies take action against child labor in gold mines.
In response to Apple’s 10th Supplier Responsibility Progress Report in 2016, Dr. Jenny Chan shows the limits of corporate self-regulation in China and highlights the responsibility of governments, corporations, unions and public consumers in protecting workers rights in global supply chains.
Apple considers to join iPhone assembler Foxconn in its bid for Toshiba's chip-making business. Apple might invest several billion dollars in order to buy a stake of at least 20 percent.
In order to develop a guide with good practices in relation to the management and disposal of hazardous substances, Mr. Baskut Tuncak, Special Rapporteur of the UN Human Rights Council, is requesting input from governments and non-state entities.
The article 'Intern Labor in China', authored by Dr. Jenny Chan, describes the increasing importance of student interns as a source of labor in the Chinese labor market. These internships are unpaid or underpaid and do not lead to careers, like the students hope for. Read the full article here.