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20 Minuten Online – In der Fabrik des Grauens – News

Erstmals ist es einem Fernsehteam gelungen, innerhalb einer Anlage des umstrittenen Apple-Zulieferers Foxconn versteckt zu filmen. Die Arbeitsbedingungen sind so schlecht wie befürchtet.

lesen via 20 Minuten Online – In der Fabrik des Grauens – News.

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Apple: Poor working conditions inside the Chinese factories making iPads «Mail Online

‘Working excessive overtime without a single day off during the week’
‘Living together in crowded dorms and exposure to dangerous chemicals’
Two explosions in 2011 in China ‘due to aluminum dust’ killed four workers
Almost 140 injured after using toxin in factory, reports New York Times

By Mark Duell

Last updated at 8:10 AM on 27th January 2012

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Working excessive overtime without a single day off during the week, living together in crowded dormitories and standing so long that their legs swell and they can hardly walk after a 24-hour shift.

These are the lives some employees claim they live at Apple’s manufacturing centres in China, where the firm’s suppliers allegedly wrongly dispose of hazardous waste and produce improper records.

Almost 140 workers at a supplier in China were injured two years ago using a poisonous chemical to clean iPhone screens – and two explosions last year killed four people while injuring more than 75.

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