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April 15, 2010 12:03 PM Subscribe
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The National Labor Committee
, a watchdog group that investigates working conditions at foreign factories producing goods for US corporations, has released a report on the KYE Factory in Guangdong, China
. KYE manufactures outsourced products for Microsoft (their biggest customer), HP, Best Buy, Samsung, Foxconn, Acer, Logitech, and ASUS. The report focuses heavily on the workers producing Microsoft products
. In response, Microsoft says they will investigate the allegations
, as their vendor code of conduct (pdf)
bans much of the abuses uncovered by the report. Photo Slideshow / NLC report summary
Last year the NY Times reported that despite a landmark labor law, conditions had worsened at Chinese factories.