Those details and more were released this afternoon by the Fair Labor Association (FLA) based in Washington, D.C., of which Apple is a member. Apple agreed earlier this year to participate in an audit of its factories to monitor working conditions, pay, and safety issues. FLA conducted surveys at three Foxconn factories in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China during February and March.
Apple's China contractor, Foxconn, under comes fire in independent labor group's audit
Foxconn, the contractor that makes the Apple iPhone and iPad in China, worked employees in excess of 60 hours a week and more than seven days in a row without time off. The legal limit on work hours in China is 49 hours, including overtime.