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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.
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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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New details have emerged surrounding the 2010 suicide attempt of Foxconn worker Tian Yu, who threw herself from the fourth
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Labor conditions may have improved at factories owned by China's Foxconn, the manufacturer responsible for assembling tech
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A Chinese Apple manufacturer has a message for a worker who had half his brain removed after a factory accident: Get out
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As Friedman bops from one global aerie to the next, absorbing the latest sweet whispers from the mesmeric elites he encounters, there's never a reason to end the pep rally. Everything just looks amazing once you're ahead of the curve.
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Now that three weeks have passed since Jobs' demise, it is time to look beyond the glorification and dissect some hidden aspects of his life. He could have changed the world but he chose to think like the others.
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The popular media sees Steve Jobs as a founding father and revolutionary to how the masses use computers. But Mr. Jobs had his faults, and the problem I am having is that the media is ignoring this.
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This isn't the first reported instance of worker abuse linked to Disney toys. In 2007, a report found that management at
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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.
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Dedrick remained less concerned about the flight of skilled labor overseas. "I think [the U.S.] can keep producing the Apples
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Most workers, asked what they would want to do on a vacation, answer, “sleep.” Though workers are paid 1,300 CNY, about half
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Additionally, Apple found that less than a third of reviewed factories complied with the company's standards for working
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"I should be honest with you. The first one, second one, and third one, I did not see this as a serious problem. We had around
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Even as the iPad breaks all sales records, something deeply disturbing is happening at Foxconn, the China-based company that
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If you scratch beneath the surface, Apple's own social audit report paints a different picture of its suppliers. It is a picture of employees who are routinely being underpaid, overworked, and poorly supervised.
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Foxconn spokesman Arthur Huang said in an e-mail to the Associated Press the company is dedicated to carrying out social