Apple's employment illusion

Despite Apple’s global resonance, it's still very much an American company. Or at least that's the message it's trying to sell. 

In lieu of the Foxconn incident a month ago, Apple has today released figures outlining how it impacts the American job market.

While the company claims that it has created just over half a million jobs, the devil is in the details. Just under 10 per cent of those jobs are tied to the the company's payroll. 

Apple is taking credit for jobs it created with its products. 

So take a look at the infographic break down below. Sure, Apple is a crucial part of the Ameican economy, but for a company worth 500 billion dollars, based in a country in economic turmoil, is the tech giant really doing enough to aid the local economy. 

Today’s infographic was sourced and created by Apple






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