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Child Labor

A federal class action claims Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft, Dell, Tesla, et al. knowingly profit from brutal abuse of young children in the Democratic Republic of Congo to mine cobalt for lithium-ion batteries used in their electronic devices.

WASHINGTON — A federal class action claims Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft, Dell, Tesla and others knowingly profit from brutal abuse of young children in the Democratic Republic of Congo to mine cobalt for lithium-ion batteries used in their electronic devices.

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