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Foxconn, Apple agree to improve worker conditions
Foxconn says it'll hike pay and limit work hours after an investigation found the firm was regularly violating labor rules.
FLA's Foxconn report uncovers labor violations
Auret van Heerden, president of the Fair Labor Association, discusses working conditions at Foxconn's factories and the fixes that Apple and Foxconn are promising.
Daisey lied, but factory working conditions in China still lag
Mike Daisey made up the details of his first-hand account of dismal working conditions at Apple factories in China for his stage play and the radio program This American Life. But for workers in China, the issues are real.
Rob Schmitz confronts Mike Daisey on This American Life's 'Retraction'
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An acclaimed Apple critic made up the details
The monologist Mike Daisey’s account of Chinese factory conditions in “The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs” made people think differently about their iPhones and iPads. But after an adaptation aired on This American Life, reaching China, an investigation there of his allegations found they were fabricated. Given other news reports on the conditions, will that matter?
Foxconn agrees to raise worker wages
The Taiwan-based manufacturer will also cut down on excessive overtime. What will this mean for its purchasers -- like Apple -- and consumers?
Foxconn reform may lead to more changes in China
Electronics manufacturer Foxconn is taking steps to improve worker salaries and conditions after increasing international pressure to do so.
Apple's China supply chain exposed
The New York Times' Charles Duhigg discusses the harsh working conditions at Apple's manufacturers in China, and what can be done to enact change.
How Apple makes its profit
Apple's formula is classic: Buy low, sell high -- over and over and over.
Chinese laborers take drastic measures for a raise
Workers at a Foxconn factory that makes iPhones all threatened to jump from the top of the building if they didn't get a raise. But these aren't the only workers protesting work conditions and pay in the country.