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Compelled Association

Late last month, the Supreme Court announced that it would hear Janus v. AFSCME, a case that challenges public-sector unions’ right to collect fees from nonmembers. Such “fair share” fees have been a legal bedrock of labor unions since the Supreme Court’s 1977 ruling in Abood v. Show More Summary

Report: Company behind Ivanka Trump's clothing brand pays workers about $1 per hour

6 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

G-III Apparel Group, the company that makes clothing for the Ivanka Trump brand, has violated several standard labor practices, according to a report by the Fair Labor Association. Read more | Comments

Ivanka Trump Brand Clothing Produced In A Sweatshop!

Nothing speaks to how much American jobs and international good will mean to you than shipping your manufacturing jobs overseas and paying next to nothing. The Fair Labor Association toured a Chinese factory which produces Ivanka Trump...Show More Summary

BUSTED: Ivanka Trump pays sweatshop workers near minimum wage for 57-hour workweeks

6 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The author of the upcoming book, “Women Who Work” will have to answer for how she treats the women who work for her. The Washington Post reports that inspectors with the Fair Labor Association found dozens of violations of international labor standards during an audit of a factory in...

Hansae Vietnam: Case study of hazardous working conditions and the failure of corporate social responsibility audits to fix the hazards

New investigations by the Workers Rights Consortium and the Fair Labor Association reveal sweatshop operations in Vietnam by a major Korean factory operator. The garments produced are sold by dozens of international clothing brands. The sweatshops exist despite "audits" by the $80 billion global "corporate responsibility industry."

Important Labor Fights Are Going Down at Ivy League Schools

Click here for reuse options! Battles for fair pay and collective bargaining are popping off at the nation's most elite universities. The United States' Ivy League schools are commonly associated with Old Money, the offspring of theShow More Summary

Suit: college football players employees under California law

A class action suit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) cites California law, as well as the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, to argue that college football players should be deemed employees subject to minimum wage and overtime law. Show More Summary

News: FLA cites Quanta for further Apple labor problems

3 years agoTechnology / Mobile : iLounge

The Fair Labor Association has released new reports containing audits of two Apple supplier factories, both Quanta facilities, in Shanghai and Changshu, China. Both audits were done in August 2013. Issues cited include workers beingShow More Summary

Latest audit on two Chinese Apple suppliers finds labor, health violations

3 years agoNews : The Newsroom

A new report from the Fair Labor Association (FLA) on two facilities run by of one of Apple's manufacturing partners has found numerous violations, including excessive overtime, underpayment of sick wages, and inadequate health and safety measures. Show More Summary

Fair Labor Association reports on Apple partner facilities, Apple responds

The Fair Labor Association (FLA) has just released the report on its audit of two Chinese facilities run by Apple manufacturing partner Quanta, where they found a number of issues. The audit found that the facilities, located in Changshu and Shanghai, had a number of compliance issues. Show More Summary

Fair Labor Association supplier audit reveals excessive overtime, Apple pledges to continue improvement

As part of its partnership with Apple, the Fair Labor Association has conducted an independent audit of supplier Quanta, and discovered that the company's factories were responsible for some labor violations, including excessive overtime and hiring fees.

Apple Working to Remedy Labor Violations Found at Quanta Factories

The Fair Labor Association (FLA) today published a new report examining two factories operated by Apple-supplier Quanta Computer, finding several code violations related to working hours, recruitment policies, compensation, health and...Show More Summary

Fair Labor Association publishes data from audits of two Apple suppliers, Apple responds

3 years agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

The Fair Labor Association, the group that has been performing independent assessments of Apple’s supplier facilities since 2012, today published findings from audits of Apple suppliers it carried out last year after. The reports include assessments of two Apple facilities in Shanghai and Changshu, China (here and here) that belong to Apple’s partner Quanta and […]

The Fair Labor Association Delivers Its Findings On Two Apple Supplier Facilities

Back in 2012, Apple signed up for the Fair Labor Association’s voluntary audits in order to bring more transparency to its production practices and supplier partnerships. Today, the FLA released a new report, which contains an audit of two facilities operated by supply partner Quanta in Changshu and Shanghai. Show More Summary

‘Dear Saveur: I’m so great that I deserve to get paid for working 10-hour days’

I’ve asked Saveur associate test kitchen director Farideh Sadeghin about her ad. Saveur is hiring fall interns! ( “Your proposed unpaid positions are in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act” (

Young Criminal Justice Lawyers in Massachusetts Are 'The Working Poor,' Shackled by Student Loans and Meager Salaries

Massacusetts Bar Association, Doing Right by Those Who Labor for Justice: Fair and Equitable Compensation for Attorneys Serving the Commonwealth in its Criminal Courts: Assistant district attorneys, assistant attorneys general, public defenders, and bar advocates (lawyers appointed to defend indigents) are grossly underpaid.... The present salaries paid to attorneys...

Foxconn Still Exceeds Working Hours

Apple's major supplier Foxconn hasn't reduced overtime hours at some of its factories to meet the legal requirement in China, the Fair Labor Association said in a report.

Foxconn and Apple Make Strides Towards Improving Work Hours, But Still Violate Chinese Limits

The Fair Labor Association has published a final status report on the working conditions at Apple supplier Foxconn, finding that Foxconn successfully reduced working hours to comply with the Fair Labor Association's standard 60 hourShow More Summary

News: Fair Labor Assoc.: Foxconn, Apple still exceed work hours

4 years agoTechnology / Mobile : iLounge

The Fair Labor Association has released a report acknowledging that Foxconn and Apple are making progress on improving work conditions, but the companies are still exceeding working-hour laws. Apple and Foxconn have agreed to complyShow More Summary

Foxconn and Apple Still Exceed Working-Hour Laws

Workers at Apple Inc.’s largest supplier, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd., are getting more involved in unions but still working more than Chinese labor law allows, according to a new investigation by the Fair Labor Association.

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