Working and Living Conditions in Special Economic Zones: A Comparative study between India and Indonesia

Shiny Phone – Paltry Pay: How poorly paid mobile phone workers in South India try to make ends meet.

Due to low wages many mobile phone manufacturing workers are forced to share houses which are often in very poor condition. While working for multinational […]

I am Happy…

Artist’s impression of discussion on freedom of association at GoodElectronics and makeITfair Round Table with the electronics industry, 9-10 May, Amsterdam. By Maarten Wolterink.

Corporate Geography, Labour Conditions and Environmental Standards in the Mobile Manufacturing Industry in India

This report maps out the major trends in mobile manufacturing in India since 2006, including a snapshot of the structure, size and value of the […]

Indian Express: Cell Phone Industries exploit workers

The mobile phone revolution might have made ‘mobility’ easy on the common man’s pockets, but for employees of mobile manufacturing companies functioning from Special Economic […]

Phony Equality

Phony Equality – Labour standards of mobile phone manufacturers in India

This report focuses on labour rights in the mobile phone industry in India and addresses working conditions in export processing zones such as the Nokia […]

Changing Industrial Relations in India’s Mobile Phone Manufacturing Industry

Decent employment is still an elusive concept in the mobile manufacturing industry. Precarious employment in the form of temporary, contract, probationary and apprentice jobs is […]

Missed Call! Young Workers Lose Out in India’s Mobile Phone Industry