Foxconn admits iPod fabs violate labor rules

Posted on Tuesday, Jun 27 2006 @ 01:53 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
A representative for Foxconn admitted the company's fabs where Apple's iPods are produced are violating government rules:
Li Zong, a representative for Foxconn stated that while it was violating government rules, it had paid the necessary minimum wages to its employees. Zong also said that prior to all of this, Apple had inspected Foxconn's facility and gave it a green light for production. While the details of Apple's actual inspection remain unclear, Foxconn says that all employees are being paid according to local laws and many employees actually live at the factory location in housing provided by the company.
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