Apple cuts ties with supplier after audit reveals 74 cases of underage labor

Apple cuts ties with supplier after audit reveals 74 cases of underage labor

Apple has just released its seventh annual Supplier Responsibility Progress Report , which shows that the company is prepared to cut off suppliers for being lax on underage labor. Guangdong Real Faith Pingzhou Electronics (PZ) was found to have 74 violations over the course of the year, and was summarily axed. The company reports that one of the region’s biggest labor agencies, Shenzhen Quanshun Human Resources, was responsible for supplying the children to PZ, going so far as to help families forge age verification documents. Overall, 11 facilities were found to have employed underage laborers, totaling 106 active cases and 70 historical cases of the practice.

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