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Grim working conditions at Apple supplier


Foxconn, the Taiwanese company whose enormous Chinese factories manufacture the iPad and iPhone for Apple, is an awful place to work, according to a big investigation by the Times. The company's 1.2 million employees -- some underage -- clock an average of 12 hours per shift, plus 83 hours of overtime each month. [New York Times, Pro Publica]

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