Tag Archives: labor law

The Latest Report on Foxconn Working Conditions

May 31, 2012

The Guardian reports on the latest study of labor conditions at Foxconn factories. Hong Kong workers’ rights group Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour (Sacom) found that: Grueling workloads, humiliating punishments and battery-farm living conditions remain routine for workers assembling Apple’s luxury electronics, according to one of the most detailed reports yet on life inside China’s Foxconn factories. The researchers […]

Atlas Weeped: Conservative Idiocy and China Investment Flim Flam – Part II

May 21, 2010

Why do U.S. companies invest in China? Contrary to everyone else on the planet, some wizards of Wall Street think that companies are leaving the U.S. in droves because neo-Marxists are running amok in Washington. Idiots.

Atlas Weeped: Conservative Idiocy and China Investment Flim Flam – Part I

May 20, 2010

Why do U.S. companies invest in China? Three seconds with the Google machine will tell you. But some wizards of Wall Street, who don’t have three seconds to spare, think that companies are leaving the U.S. in droves because neo-Marxists are running amok in Washington. Idiots.

Microsoft: the Latest China Labor Villain

April 20, 2010

Yes, the most recent bad guys in the China labor wars are the folks from Microsoft. The details are still a bit fuzzy, but here are some of the basics: Two Chinese factories that supply goods to Microsoft and other global companies have been cited by government officials for violating local labor laws, including failing […]