CHINA (WKOW) -- Child labor laws are different in every country, but recently the company that manufactures Apple's iPhone says it has found underage interns working at one of its factories in China. The workers were as young as 14 years old.
Foxconn Technology Group says the interns were found by a company investigation at its factory in the eastern city of Yantai, and were sent back to their schools. China's minimum legal working age is 16.
Foxconn is owned by Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. The company says it was investigating with schools how the interns were sent to its factory.
The company faced a complaint in August that vocational students were compelled by their schools to work in its factories in China. Foxconn says the students were free to leave at any time.
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