China: Apple iPod Sweatshops by Travis Beard

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Workers are put through discipline classes where they are told to stand for long periods of time and other unappropriate tasks, in order to strengthen their stamina for work. In the south of China, Apple Macintosh sub-contracts Chinese companies; Asus and Foxconn to make its popular Ipod products. Workers pay and conditions are very questionable. In relation to Ipod's western market prices the workers do not recieve fair salaries and conditions.