Bob Owens

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Another fight breaks out at iPhone sweatshop

Written By: Bob - Oct• 08•12

I remember when people cared about something called “blood diamonds.” Too damn bad for Africans they weren’t as trendy and tragically hip as conflict phones:

Foxconn, the Taiwanese contract manufacturer that makes products for Apple, has been hit by a second bout of labour unrest in less than two weeks as one of its largest factories in China is hurrying to churn out the latest iPhone.

More than 200 quality control employees at the plant in Zhengzhou, a central Chinese city, refused to work on Friday in protest over their high-pressure work conditions, the company said on Sunday.

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