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Sponsored by: The Child Health Site

One would think that one of the most profitable companies on the planet would would only work with manufacturing companies that treat employees fairly and justly. But that's not the case for Apple Inc., the manufacturer of the ever-popular iPhone and iPod.

In fact, Apple has been in the news continuously because some of its factories have been found to be utilizing child labor. In one factory, close to 50 children were found employed. Other workers are working 60+ hour weeks without any rest.

Apple has been committed to halting child labor in its factories in the past, but it seems the instances are only growing. Sign the petition telling Apple's CEO to stop child labor in ALL of the company's operations.

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Dear Tim Cook:

Given Apple Inc's well-known dedication to humanitarian causes, I was surprised to hear about the child labor dispute going on in your factories abroad.

Various reports have surfaced that reveal children as young as 10 working in Apple's factories. Other workers are putting in 7-day work weeks without any rest in between.

Just because your manufacturing facilities are abroad does not give you the license to ignore what's going on there. You have the moral responsibility to make sure all of your employees are being treated fairly and justly.

You must address this issue immediately. Do the right thing and take children out of your factories once and for all.

Thank you.

Petition Signatures


Oct 21, 2017 Andrea Sauceda
Oct 18, 2017 Jeanette Taylor
Oct 18, 2017 jane leavitt
Oct 14, 2017 Karrie Vukelic
Oct 13, 2017 Eleonora De Giorgio
Oct 12, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Oct 12, 2017 Tammy Swoboda
Oct 12, 2017 Barry Katz CEO's only care about how much profit they can squeeze out of oppressed workers not how old or young they are. Not a priority.
Oct 12, 2017 Julie Brickell
Oct 12, 2017 Ivan Zhyvolup
Oct 11, 2017 Liz Pope
Oct 6, 2017 Michelle Neeson
Oct 5, 2017 Melissa Bird
Oct 5, 2017 Debra A Charveron
Oct 3, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Oct 2, 2017 Hilary Blair
Sep 30, 2017 Brian Swift
Sep 30, 2017 Stanley Oslund
Sep 30, 2017 (Name not displayed) We buy Apple for a number of reasons. High prices as they are. Your profits, our loved products, NEED to meet USA minimum standards. Increase standards where products are made, don't go along just because. Please.
Sep 30, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Sep 30, 2017 Jeanne Rothwarf
Sep 30, 2017 Susan Jacobs
Sep 30, 2017 Deni Davis
Sep 30, 2017 Irene Flack Put people before profits
Sep 30, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Sep 30, 2017 Sally Simpson
Sep 30, 2017 John W. Rumery Jr Is this one of Donnie's companies?
Sep 30, 2017 Joanne Schneider
Sep 30, 2017 Christopher Lake
Sep 30, 2017 Olivia Nilsson
Sep 30, 2017 K M Children should be children, NOT overworked workers.
Sep 30, 2017 (Name not displayed) Has Apple become rotten to the core...?
Sep 30, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Sep 30, 2017 Erika Munoz
Sep 30, 2017 Tucker Thomas
Sep 30, 2017 Candice Laurence
Sep 30, 2017 donna selquist
Sep 30, 2017 Alessandro Zanaboni
Sep 30, 2017 Max Wheelwright Stop child labor in all of your factories!
Sep 30, 2017 Richard Sparkes Hard to believe involuntary servitude still exists in 2017, and to discover that Apple is behind it makes it all the more shocking.
Sep 30, 2017 Teresa Clark
Sep 30, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Sep 30, 2017 patti smith This is unconsciounable. All for profit for a few fat cats in management. This sounds like a problem from a century ago-not today. Please fix this now!!
Sep 30, 2017 Sandra Marusin
Sep 30, 2017 Diane Kokowski
Sep 30, 2017 Jacqueline Calhoun I'm truly sick to my stomach of these large companies abusing and using children to get their profits up..don't let this go on. For it will be American children shortly, if it's allowed to go on. And no child deserves this. Help THEM
Sep 30, 2017 Lisa Shantz This is not okay.
Sep 30, 2017 Sapphire Anderson This is outrageous to use & abuse some of the most vulnerable people on our planet just to maximise your already obscenely high profits. If this behaviour continues by Apple I will stop using all your products & inform all my family & friends to do so too
Sep 30, 2017 Marsha Earp
Sep 30, 2017 Marilyn Williams Child labor is unconscionable. Please, don't use kids to make Apple products!!

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