Chinese Workers are paid $1.84 an hour to produce I-Pad and I-Phones for the West


Factories covered in suicide nets to stop workers leaping to their deaths 18 people have killed themselves at the facility iPhone, iPad and MacBook assembled in factory in Shenzhen Microsoft, Dell and Hewlett Packard products also built on site Apple have opened the doors to their Chinese ‘sweatshop’ factories where employees are paid as little […]

Workers who build the I-phone and Xbox 360 Threaten Mass Suicide


In a land where strikes are illegal, factory laborers have few ways to negotiate. Meanwhile, the country’s rich line up for the very devices made for slave wages.   Earlier this month more than 150 Chinese men and women gathered in the cold and waited for two days, dreaming of new gadgets and how their […]

Suicides At I-Pad Factory


Jason Dean and Ting-I Tsai  From: The Wall Street Journal May 27, 2010 12:08PM AMID a furore over suicides at a major supplier’s factory in China, Apple, Hewlett-Packard and other electronics companies said they were examining conditions at the Chinese factory and how the supplier has responded to the spate of workers’ deaths. The suicides […]