Chinese Factory Workers Ask Apple for Respect and an Apology

Chinese factory workers have sent a letter to Steve Jobs and Apple hoping that the company will take notice of the harsh working conditions of factories and apologize to the workers for exposing workers to hexyl hydride, also called n-hexane. Hexyl hydride causes "sweaty hands and feet, sudden numbness in hands,… » 2/22/11 5:18pm 2/22/11 5:18pm

Workers Suing iPhone Screen Supplier Wintek Over Poisonings

Since last August, 62 workers at Wintek, who supplies Apple with touchscreens for iPhones and iPods, have been treated for N-hexane poisoning, one of whom died from exposure to the screen-cleaning chemical. Now, 44 of the workers from the Wintek factory in Suzhou, China, are planning to sue Wintek over the poisonings.… » 5/15/10 4:27pm 5/15/10 4:27pm