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New report says Foxconn employees abused Foxconn, the world’s largest manufacturer of electrical components, is facing a leaked report that states the company abuses its employees.
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There's a tremendous opportunity waiting to be grabbed. There's a Wikipedia page waiting to be written. Who will be the first "Fair Trade" tech company? Moving beyond "
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Foxconn, the Chinese manufacturer of electronics products for Apple and many others, has reported 9 suicides among its workforce and is fighting allegations of being a sweatshop. 46 suicides at France Telecom, 9 at Foxconn - the human cost of
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China faces new problems with cheap labor - latimes.com Reporting from Beijing — They are the engine behind China's decades-long economic miracle: factory workers earning meager wages to ensure that the nation's exports are sold at unbeatable prices. But a strike at Honda Motor Co. and a rash of worker suicides at one of the world's largest electronic-components plants in recent weeks have highlighted the challenges China will face as it continues to rely on cheap labor. Experts say younger factory workers, having grown up in a time of relative prosperity, will find it increasingly difficult to accept low pay and grueling work hours the way previous generations have.
China factory hit by suicides 10 people have committed suicide this year at China's Foxconn factory Products assembled at factory include iPhones, Dell computers, Sony devices Foxconn has brought in counselors, launched help line, opened stress room Wages of around $300 a month compare favorably with other factories
China finding out even cheap labor has limits - World business- SHANGHAI — Global manufacturers struggling with life-or-death pressures to control costs are finding that the legions of low-wage Chinese workers they rely on have limits.
We probably won’t know what the going market for fair trade electronics is any time soon, and I’m concerned that the zealous, constant fight to have the most inexpensive device with the most functions and gadgets will keep hipsters and the rest of us from taking a stand for devices made fairly. Fair Trade iPods
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