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Posted by on Oct 19, 2012 in Companies |

Foxconn Nintendo investigates the use of children for 14 years in its factories

Foxconn Nintendo investigates the use of children for 14 years in its factories

For several years, has been associated with several scandals related to poor labor practices , the latest controversy discovering they were using children 14 years of age in their factories . Against this, now was who reacted, being one of the clients that handle product manufacturing to Foxconn.

And in the city of Yantai, China, where he reported the incident, are manufactured devices like Nintendo Wii U, so that the company said “it was investigating the matter,” as they are committed to a policy of ethics outsourcing, adhering to international treaties and regulations governing the activity and defend the rights of employees, so if Nintendo learn that some members are not following these lines, require modifications in their practices.

In a press release, Nintendo took to remember that they regularly carry at Foxconn facilities to ensure, among other things, ensure compliance with the legal framework in which recruitment is to avoid these cases where children 14 exercise activity, worrying that they are at least 16 years, as required by law.

Link: Nintendo Investigating Foxconn plant hired underage interns That (The Verge)

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