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Chinese Workers Demanding Better Wages, Conditions, Real Union Protections

Lijia Zhang AlterNet Two weeks ago, Foxconn Technology, an electronic giant, announced it would increase its workers’ salaries by as much as 25%. The move was probably the result of pressure from the increasingly rights-conscious workers and international concerns about … Continue reading

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Apple factories to face independent inspections

BBC News The working conditions in factories which produce Apple products are to be inspected, the computing giant has announced. The Fair Labor Association (FLA) will audit several suppliers, including Foxconn in China, at Apple’s request. Safety at the factories … Continue reading

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You are NOT allowed to commit suicide: Workers in Chinese iPad factories forced to sign pledges

Source: Daily Mail Factories making sought-after Apple iPads and iPhones in China are forcing staff to sign pledges not to commit suicide, an investigation has revealed. At least 14 workers at Foxconn factories in China have killed themselves in the … Continue reading

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