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LaborInternational Solidarity Commission Presents: iSlave - Foxconn Workers Struggle in China - U.S. Tour (4/15-5/25)

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International Solidarity Commission Presents: iSlave - Foxconn Workers Struggle in China - U.S. Tour (4/15-5/25)


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Foxconn employs more than one million people in China alone. As the world’s largest contract manufacturer, it works for Apple and many other electronics brands. Foxconn workers are the iSlaves who face horrendous conditions while producing communication tools like iPhones and iPads.


In 2012, a series of worker suicides shook the Chinese Foxconn factories and drew world-wide attention. Management promised to improve conditions and increase wages, but the situation has not changed much since: Foxconn accelerated the relocation of factories to the Chinese hinterland, employs student interns as “cheap” labor, covers up work accidents, and still relies on its militaristic management regime.

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Source: International Solidarity Commission Presents: iSlave - Foxconn Workers Struggle in China - U.S. Tour (4/15-5/25)