Foxconn Essay

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Second Foxconn Verification Status Report

Workers prepare for shift at Foxconn facility in Guanlan

In February 2012, the Fair Labor Association
(FLA) assessed working conditions and the treatment of workers at three Chinese factories manufacturing Apple products, which are owned and operated by Hon Hai
Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (Foxconn) in
Shenzhen and Chengdu. The assessments were conducted by Openview and SCSA
– two local, independent labor monitoring organizations accredited by FLA – and overseen by FLA staff.1
On March 28, 2012, FLA published detailed reports on each of the three factories along with recommendations for improving conditions for workers, and a complete action plan prepared by Apple and Foxconn
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The results of the verification were published by the FLA in August 2012.2

Second Verification of Action Plan
Implementation
Local independent monitoring organizations
Openview and SCSA conducted a second round of verifications at the three
Foxconn facilities over the period January
15 to January 25, 2013, focusing on the implementation status of remedial action items through December 31, 2012. FLA staff also participated in the assessments.
Foxconn management provided full cooperation and unrestricted access to the facilities throughout the verification process.
As shown in Table 1, the action plans developed by Apple and Foxconn consisted of 360 individual action items, of which

2 Several reports and tracking charts related to the verification conducted in mid-2012 can be found at http://www.fairlabor.org/report/ foxconn-remediation-verification. www.fairlabor.org 2

Second Foxconn Verification Status Report

Table 1: Status of Remedial Action Items at Three Foxconn Factories Supplying Apple, as of December 31, 2012
Guanlan

Longhua

Chengdu

Total

Total number of action items due to be completed by July 1, 2013

119

113

128

360

Percent

33.1

31.4

35.6

100

Number of action items completed and verified by FLA by June 30, 2012

100

85

99

284

Percent of action items completed

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