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Foxconn Plans Workplace Improvements in Apple Factories

Although the United States has its share of labor issues, they pale in comparison, both in number and gravity, to labor atrocities everyday in countries with fewer – or zero – protections for workers. In China, the horrible working conditions of Foxconn, a manufacturer of Apple technology, have been well documented for months. This week, […]

Apple’s Alleged Labor Violations: Appalling or Inaccurate?

The New York Times released a damning report on January 25, 2012 about labor conditions in Chinese factories owned by Foxconn, Apple’s main supplier of products like iPhones and iPads. The report focuses on the multiple violations present in Foxconn factories including involuntary labor, underage labor, and dangerous working conditions. Apple claims it has tried […]