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Independent group inspecting Apple suppliers

(AP) -- Apple said Monday that an independent group, the Fair Labor Association, has started inspecting the working conditions in the Chinese factories where its iPads and iPhones are assembled.

dateFeb 13, 2012 in Business
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Apple discloses suppliers for the first time

(AP) -- Apple has disclosed a list of its suppliers for the iPhone, iPad and other popular gadgets for the first time amid growing criticism over labor and environmental practices, especially in China.

dateJan 13, 2012 in Business
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Employers with tipped employees

Employers increasingly face wage and hour enforcement actions and costly class action lawsuits under the federal and state laws that regulate minimum wages and tipping. With wide variations in federal and state requirements ...

dateJul 12, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Unions make both members, nonmembers happier

As the Wisconsin battle over union benefits continues to rage, the passion and commitment of people on both sides reflect that the activists are fighting over “a perennial ideological debate in American politics: whether ...

dateFeb 25, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Minimum wage hikes don't eliminate jobs

Increasing the minimum wage does not lead to the short- or long-term loss of low paying jobs, according to a new study co-authored by UC Berkeley economics professor Michael Reich and published in the November ...

dateDec 02, 2010 in Economics & Business
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Unions make both members and nonmembers happier

It’s no coincidence that American workers have never been more dissatisfied with their jobs, and labor unions’ membership keeps dropping, according to a new study co-authored by University of Notre Dame political scienti ...

dateNov 05, 2010 in Social Sciences
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