Apple to Share Cost of Improving Labor Conditions at Foxconn

Posted May 10, 2012 at 12:43pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 4213 views

Apple and Foxconn will reportedly share the initial costs of improving labor conditions at iPhone and iPad assemble factories in China, reports Reuters.

Foxconn chief Terry Gou said its been spending heavily to fight the perception that its factories are sweatshops.

"We've discovered that this (improving factory conditions) is not a cost. It is a competitive strength," Gou told reporters after a ground-breaking ceremony for the company's new headquarters in Shanghai.

"I believe Apple sees this as a competitive strength along with us, and so we will split the initial costs."

It's unclear how much of the improvement costs will be paid by Apple.

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Judge - May 10, 2012 at 4:37pm
Why just apple? What about Microsoft Dell et all??
Reza - May 12, 2012 at 8:08pm
Fg
Bill Gates - May 13, 2012 at 4:04am
Idiot....
sunny - May 10, 2012 at 2:45pm
hi i m sunny
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