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Signs of Changes Taking Hold in Electronics Factories in China

Author: Keith Bradsher & Charles Duhigg, New York Times , Published on: 26 December 2012

[I]n March…a critical meeting had occurred between Foxconn’s top executives and a high-ranking Apple official. The companies had committed themselves to a series of wide-ranging reforms. Foxconn, China’s largest private employer, pledged to sharply curtail workers’ hours and significantly increase wages — reforms that, if fully carried out next year as planned, could create a ripple effect that benefits tens of millions of workers across the electronics industry, employment experts say…[refers to HP, Intel, Patagonia, Nike]

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Related companies: Apple Foxconn (part of Hon Hai) Hon Hai HP (Hewlett-Packard) Nike Patagonia