Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Foxconn asks Chinese workers to sign 'no suicide' pledge

Staff reporter
19:02 (GMT+8)

An investigation revealed that Foxconn's workers employed in China's Apple iPad and iPhone factories were forced to sign "no suicide" pledges.
An investigation of the 500,000 workers by the Centre for Research on Multinational Companies together with Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour (Sacom) found appalling conditions in the factories, according to The Economic Times.
The investigation showed that managers at the Foxconn factories ordered new workers to sign a 'no suicide' pledge to protect against the tragedies of the previous year.

Full Story: http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20110503000163&cid=1204

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