Low-cost iPhone named in China Labor Watch report

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Low-cost iPhone named in China Labor Watch report

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Proof of Apple ‘s much-rumored, low-cost iPhone might have been revealed inadvertently in a new report.

Released today by watchdog group China Labor Watch, the report accuses Apple supplier Pegatron of several worker abuses, including safety violations, poor living conditions, and excessive overtime.

Page 11 of the 62-page report describes Pegatron as assembling cell phones and tablets for Apple . “Its assembled products include iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, and low-priced plastic iPhones,” the report said.

The long, difficult day in the life of one factory worker is detailed further in the report. Page 28 describes that worker’s task with the plastic iPhone :

Today’s work is to paste protective film on the iPhone ‘s plastic back cover to prevent it from being scratched on assembly lines. This iPhone model with a plastic cover will soon be released on the market by Apple . The task is pretty easy, and I was able to work independently after a five-minute instruction from a veteran employee. It took around a minute to paste protective film on one rear cover. The new cell phone has not yet been put into mass p… [Read more]

Low-cost iPhone named in China Labor Watch report

Low-cost iPhone named in China Labor Watch report

 

Low-cost iPhone named in China Labor Watch report

 

Low-cost iPhone named in China Labor Watch report

 

Low-cost iPhone named in China Labor Watch report

 

Low-cost iPhone named in China Labor Watch report

Low-cost iPhone named in China Labor Watch report

Low-cost iPhone named in China Labor Watch report

Low-cost iPhone named in China Labor Watch report

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