According to Shanghai's Dongfang Daily, thousands of Chinese students worked at a Foxconn plant as part of a work-study program. Only one problem: Any students that did not participate or left the program early would lose six college credits, and his or her chance at a diploma.
Foxconn has another labor controversy on its hands. But this time, it doesn't concern any Apple product. The Chinese electronics
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Seduction wins over obligation. Based on the minimal level of visible, practical outrage -- boycotts, petitions, any social storm at all -- it's clear that the manifold pleasures we derive from Apple's products are blinding us.
Workers are being paid on time and more than the legal minimums -- but workers say it's not enough "to cover their basic
Apple's supplier code of contact allows for workers as young as 16, as long as they're closely regulated. VentureBeat points
Apple may be reporting record company sales in 2011, but one thing the company is not making noise about are the details surrounding a string of recent tragedies at the Chinese factory where so much of Apple's current success story is based.
Taiwanese technology giant Foxconn will replace some of its workers with 1 million robots in three years to cut rising labor
Taiwan's troubled IT giant Foxconn has suspended operations at a factory in India after 250 workers were hospitalised in
Workers in Southern China's iPhone and iPad Factory Explain Reasons for Sudden Rise in Factory's Suicides
"Life is meaningless," said Ah Wei, his fingernails stained black with the dust from the hundreds of mobile phones he has