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The Fair Labor Association (FLA) has claimed Apple supplier Foxconn is ahead of schedule with a remediation plan in place at three factories to improve working conditions, but labour groups have warned that major issues still exist throughout Apple’s supply chain. The FLA’s latest report tracks progress at Foxconn’s plants in …

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Meh

If the FLA say its true then it must be?

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Anonymous Coward

Sarcasm?

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Meh

"Labour organisations want other Apple suppliers investigated"

Isn't that "Other peoples' labour organisations..."

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60 hours

with the objective of being legal... humm,..

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Cheap labour is everywhere

So as China's cheap labour becomes more expensive, companies will look around elsewhere for cheap labour. Brazil maybe?

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They'll be making iPhones here at this rate - Maybe Foxconn should buy up the Medway towns and turn it into a new factory complex - it will make the area more desirable!

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Er, they already do?

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I thought for a moment you meant Foxconn were already running Medway Council! lol

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Anonymous Coward

Working 12 hours a day sucks in places near the equator, like the Foxconn Factories. No sunlight on workdays, year round. It's as depressing as an 8 hour day in London in late December, except it goes on and on and on forever..

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"Apple must..."

Why are Apple being singled-out here? Apple aren't even Foxconn's biggest customer for f*ck's sake!

Who the hell do people think Nokia, Dell and HP get their stuff made? Narnia?

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Yes but mentioning Apple makes the story more news worthy

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