Some Apple Factories in China Still Treat Workers “Like Slaves” (Updated)

July 7th, 2015 in , , , , , ,

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iPhone 6S, iPad Pro (or iPad Plus) and all-new Apple Tv. We wait such new products from Apple. But, we understand “How Much”. According to SACOM (Student & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior), a Hong-Kong watchdog group, accused three of Apple’s Chinese suppliers of inhumane worker conditions.

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Thousands Queue for Foxconn Summer Jobs Ahead of Possible ‘iPad mini’ Production

July 17th, 2012 in , , , , , , , ,

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Heavy rains have battered Chengdu over the past few days, but this won’t stop young jobseekers lining up for Foxconn summer jobs at the Foxconn plant in Chengdu. Thousands of people were lining up, and they were armed with rain gear and umbrellas, standing out in the rain just for a chance to audition. More photos after the break.
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More Holidays For Foxconn Workers Due to Weak Sales of New iPad

March 28th, 2012 in , , , , , , ,

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With all the controversy about working conditions in Foxconn, we thought it might be a good time to relate some of the workers’ experiences inside the manufacturing plants. China Business News reports on an interview that it did with a Foxconn worker called Wang Xiaoqiao (not his real name), and Wang reveals that employees who are involved in the production of the new iPad are now working fewer hours and they have been given more days off.
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New Suicide From Foxconn, Worker Jumped Because Of Insult

January 13th, 2011 in , , , ,

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Oh my god. 2011 has arrived and the Foxconn suicide cluster still continues. Today’s latest news is from the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen. A female engineer, Wang Ling, jumped from her brother’s 10th-floor flat, not from the dormitory in the factory. Due to her mental state problems, Foxconn could not let her carry on working as an engineer. This is the 15th suicide so far, and the first Foxconn suicide in 2011.
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Foxconn Suicide Returns, Another Foxconn Employee Falls to Death

November 5th, 2010 in , , , , ,

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Oh my god. Today morning, another employee of Foxconn leapt to his/her death. This happened at one of Foxconn’s manufacturing facilities in the southern Chinese manufacturing hub of Shenzhen. The death was confirmed by the municipal government. No further information was immediately available. We are sad, and one thing comes to our mind, where are the safety nets? Updated.
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