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Apple supplier Foxconn fails China labor law amid 99% compliance

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Foxconn Technology Group does not comply with Chinese labor law by allowing some factory workers to exceed limits on hours even as the Apple assembler met 99 percent of conditions set out by a monitoring group.

Restrictions on overtime were broken as labor shortages and employee turnover forced remaining staff to work longer hours to meet production targets, the Fair Labor Association said in a report Thursday. The group inspected assembly lines at the maker of iPhones and iPads for 15 months after releasing its initial audit in March 2012.

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