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How AI-Powered Tech Landed Man in Jail with Scant Evidence
An investigation identified serious flaws in using ShotSpotter evidence in court.
Aug 19th, 2021
FDA: N95 Masks Plentiful, Do Not Reuse
Critical shortages prompted companies to ration, clean and reuse disposable equipment.
Apr 23rd, 2021
Key Medical Glove Factories Cut Staff 50%
The Malaysian government ordered factories to halt all manufacturing, but essential companies can reopen with half the workforce.
Mar 25th, 2020
Imports of Medical Supplies Plummet
The decline in shipments started in mid-February after the spiraling coronavirus outbreak in China led the country to shutter factories and disrupted ports.
Mar 23rd, 2020
Gloves Made in Internment Camp
The company halted shipments after learning of labor abuse.
Mar 3rd, 2020
Indian Factory Had Single Door Reached by Ladder
The factory supplies jeans, denim and other garments to more than 20 global brands.
Feb 12th, 2020
Costco Pajamas Used Forced Labor
The foreign manufacturer was accused of forcing ethnic minorities locked in an internment camp to sew clothes against their will.
Oct 8th, 2019
Levi's, Wrangler Seamstresses Abused
When the workers objected, they faced discrimination and retaliation, the report says.
Aug 15th, 2019
U.S. Apparel Co. Cuts Off Forced Labor
Universities stocking Badger clothing began pulling items from their shelves and websites after the report appeared in December.
Jan 10th, 2019
U.S. Reviews Claim of Slave-Produced Imports
The AP tracked shipments from a factory in an interment camp in China's far western Xinjiang region to Badger Sportswear in North Carolina.
Dec 19th, 2018
Sportswear Made in Internment Camp
It can be difficult to stop products made with forced labor from getting into the global supply chain, even though such imports are illegal in the U.S.
Dec 18th, 2018
Companies Warned Against North Korea Labor
North Korean worker pay supports the country's programs of weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missiles.
Jul 30th, 2018