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Postville Explosion Latest In String Of Fires

Postville, Iowa saw rescue crews swarm in early this morning after an explosion rocked a laminate plant. As of now, it’s unknown what caused the explosion at Norplex-Micarta, though an investigation is ongoing. Three people were injured in the blast; …

Disney Pulls Out Of “High Risk” Countries Disney Pulls Out Of “High Risk” Countries
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Disney has given the order to cease production of their licensed items in what they call “high risk” countries; namely, Bangladesh, Ecuador, Venezuela, Belarus and Pakistan. Bangladesh is the first to go, with the latter four losing factories by next …

Child Labor in India is Still a Major Problem

Child labor in India continues to be an alarming problem despite laws that forbid such practices. During a recent raid of three textile factories and a metal processing plant, authorities found dozens of underage children hard at work. Although police …

Chinese Working Conditions Give Apple a Rotten Spot Chinese Working Conditions Give Apple a Rotten Spot

According to a recent article, Apple’s clean image has recently taken a hit after The New York Times reported about the conditions in which some of the factories of its Chinese network have been found. The employees building the iPad, …