17.02.2012 23:06 Uhr, Quelle: The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Foxconn raises Chinese worker wages

Foxconn has been back in the news lately for an investigation, commenced by Apple's request, into its worker practices. Perhaps influenced by those actions (though perhaps not), Foxconn has raised some of its pay levels by 16 to 25 percent. Depending on the worker and the results of some testing, junior level workers could pick up as much as 2200 yuan, which translates to about $350 US, a month. That's still only about $4200 a year, but it's more than the minimum wage in China, and most factory workers are also given room, board, and training by the company, so there are other expenses that are already taken care of. T

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