Foxconn Employee Treatment

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Breaking down what we know about Foxconn, the massive factory in China where workers manufacture popular products like iPhones and iPads.
Here's a quick look at what we know about Foxconn. (The company disputes workers' accounts of abusive conditions. In a 2010 company report, Foxconn said it promotes "employee respect, an atmosphere of trust, and personal dignity.")
Well let’s look at some key facts to find out whether what foxconn stated is the truth or not. There are 1.2 million: workers employed by Foxconn in China, according to the New York Times.
40: Estimated percent of the world's consumer electronics are manufactured by Foxconn. Workers work 12 Hours in a typical work shift, according to interviews with Foxconn employees.
Workers sometimes worked seven days in a row without a day off
More than 43 percent of the workers said they had experienced or witnessed an accident, including hand injuries. According to a 2010 survey of foxconn employee 83.2 Average hours of overtime was worked each month.
Legal working age in china is 16. Foxconn admitted to using 13 year worker for its "internship program"

91: cases of underage labor found by Apple's audits of its suppliers in 2010, the year Daisey visited China.
Not only the working conditions but living conditions were also not taken care of. Living conditions remain "cramped and unpleasant," according to the report, which found 20 to 30 people typically sharing 3-bedroom apartments stocked with bunk beds. Use of high-energy electrical appliances such as hair dryers, kettles, and laptops is prohibited. Employees who violate the rules risk having their appliances confiscated and not returned until they leave the company's employment.
64 percent of the employees said that their pay did not meet the basic needs
Because of the unsafe working and living conditions, the workers were mentally and…...

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