Apple Inc., 2015

Apple’s Supplier Responsibility Report is relevant to the Recruitment Reform Campaign’s call for Zero Recruitment Fees for migrant workers. The report includes a a discussion on recruitment fees. Please check page 18 under: Eliminating Recruitment Fees and Bonded Labour under the chapter on Labour and Human Rights. The following is stated:

“To protect foreign contract workers, Apple required our suppliers to reimburse US$3.96 million in excess fees to over 4500 foreign contractors in 2014, bringing the total reimbursements to US$20.96 million to over 30,000 foreign contract workers since our program began in 2008. To drive change, we also audited 100 percent of our top 200 facilities that were most at risk of hiring foreign workers, conducting nearly 70 bonded labor assessments.”



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