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'Humiliating punishments for working too slow, bars on the windows and squalid dorms': Inside the factory that makes the iPhone 5

'Humiliating punishments for working too slow, bars on the windows and squalid dorms': Inside the factory that makes the iPhone 5 | Foxconn and Apple | Scoop.it
Behind the scenes at the Foxconn factory in China, tasked with churning out 57 million iPhones each year, there are not so many smiling faces.

 

He continues: 'The first night sleeping at Foxconn dormitory is a nightmare.
'The whole dormitory smells like garbage when I walked in.
'It’s a mixed of overnight garbage smell plus dirty sweat and foam smell.
'Outside every room was fully piled up with uncleared trash.
'When I opened my wardrobe, lots of cockroaches crawl out from inside and the bedsheets that are being distributed to every new workers are full of dirts and ashes.

 

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Apple iPhone investigation: Foxconn workers reveal life of hell inside the iPhone factory

Apple iPhone investigation: Foxconn workers reveal life of hell inside the iPhone factory | Foxconn and Apple | Scoop.it
We go inside the Chinese factory where workers on 14-hour shifts assemble a phone every 30 seconds for less than £60 a week...

 

Reveals horrific working conditions at the foxconn  factory where Apples Iphones are produced. 

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Foxconn Employees Threaten Mass Suicide

Foxconn Employees Threaten Mass Suicide | Foxconn and Apple | Scoop.it
A group of about 300 employees at a Foxconn plant in Wuhan, China that makes Xbox 360s threatened to kill themselves last week after being denied compensation promised to them by the company, according to reports.

 

Althought at a factory that produces xbox's it is still a crucial issue for apple and foxconn as it has occured at factorys that also produce Iphones.

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Foxconn workers on iPhone 5 line strike in China, rights group says

Foxconn workers on iPhone 5 line strike in China, rights group says | Foxconn and Apple | Scoop.it
China Labor Watch says up to 4,000 employees walked out in Zhengzhou after Foxconn and Apple 'raised overly strict demands'...
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