“Apple has reported that its goal to bring supply chain workers workweek[s] to less than 60 hours has reached a 99 percent compliance rate,” James Dohnert reports for V3. “The figures are based on data collected in on working practices between December 2012 and January, this year.”

“Apple said its rules and regulations require supply chain employees to work no more than 60 hours a week,” Dohnert reports. “Current Chinese law, where many supply chain factories are located, requires employers to pay overtime to any employee who works longer than 40 hours a week.”

Dohnert reports, “In 2012, Apple and its supply chain partners began implementing standards of practice into the workforce in an effort to curb illegal labour practices. Last August, Apple said it was proud of the changes that were implemented over the year.”

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