focused on workers' rights issues, said Thursday that it has found
"significant issues with working conditions" at three China factories
operated by Foxconn, a major Apple Inc. supplier.
The independent group of academics, civil society organizations and
companies said it has "secured groundbreaking commitments that will
reduce working hours to legal limits while protecting pay, improve
health and safety conditions, establish a genuine voice for workers,
and will monitor on an ongoing basis to verify compliance."
Apple previously announced that it had engaged the FLA to audit these