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Foxconn Takes Necessary Steps to Improve Working Conditions

Posted by | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 17-03-2012 | comments: 0

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After the numerous reports and warnings from human rights organisations about the working and living conditions in Foxconn manufacturing facilities in Shenzhen some changes are going to be made. The largest electronic manufacturing company decided to improve the conditions by hiring independent safety and security officer, as well as lifestyle services manager for the unit that manufactures Apple products.

The American electronics company came under huge criticsm by the media and consumers in the past couple of months after it was made clear that people manufacturing iPhone are being exploited and underpaid. In an attempt to restore its public image joined Fair Labour Association. The association purpose is investigate any complaints and warnings by human rights organisation groups about the ill-treatment of employees hired to work in the manufacturing facilities of  electronic suppliers.

Foxconn is the largest electronic manufacturer in the world with over 1.2 million people working in its manufacturing facilities. Foxconn manufactures electronic components for the some of the leading brands in the world including Apple, Sony, Hewlett-Packard and Dell.

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