Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Thursday October 22, 2015

Low Wages And Long Hours Persist At iPhone Factory

How many times have we seen reports like this? Let's face it, as long as we all get our shiny new iPhones, consoles, electric toasters with internet access, no one really cares about improving conditions at these factories.

Complaints over the conditions at factories making iPhones and iPads aren't new, as Apple's manufacturing partners have long drawn criticism for the treatment and pay of its workers. It was a big enough controversy that the technology titan asked the Fair Labor Association to investigate one its suppliers in 2012 and has since been more proactive and transparent about enforcing guidelines for working conditions and pay.