Foxconn workers have their say

The spin factory is working overtime in relation to Foxconn's working conditions. Just look at the timeline of the whole debacle and you'll see what I mean. 

It could be speculated that the report was originally comissioned by the Fair Labour Association by Apple to make it appear as if the company was doing something about Foxconn's attrotious labour conditions. 

Yet, as expected the Fair Labour Associations survey of Foxconn's workers came back to bite Apple - but this time they were prepared.

Two days before the report was released, CEO Tim Cook visited one of Foxconn's factories and posed for the camera with a couple of Foxconn workers. 

Then as if timed with the release of the FLA's report, Apple announced that it would work with Foxconn and the FLA to improve labour conditions.

Crisis averted, or is it?

The question is, will the media care enough to check back on Foxconn in a years time, will things have changed? Or has the whole situation just been spun to look as if something is being done. Time will tell.

Today's infographic is a visualisation of the results workers gave to the FLA's survey. It was created and sourced from Reuters


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