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Foxconn to widen scope of union elections

Taiwan-owned Foxconn Technology Group, a leading maker of Apple's iPhones and gadgets for other global brands, is widening the scope of union elections at its sprawling facilities in China.

dateFeb 04, 2013 in Business
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Unions make both members, nonmembers happier

As the Wisconsin battle over union benefits continues to rage, the passion and commitment of people on both sides reflect that the activists are fighting over “a perennial ideological debate in American politics: whether ...

dateFeb 25, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Apple discloses suppliers for the first time

(AP) -- Apple has disclosed a list of its suppliers for the iPhone, iPad and other popular gadgets for the first time amid growing criticism over labor and environmental practices, especially in China.

dateJan 13, 2012 in Business
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High-tech companies grapple with rising costs in China

The price to make Silicon Valley gadgets and computers in China - the assembly line for the global tech industry - is going up, forcing tech companies to rejigger supply chains to contain costs and to consider charging more ...

dateMar 12, 2012 in Business
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Unions make both members and nonmembers happier

It’s no coincidence that American workers have never been more dissatisfied with their jobs, and labor unions’ membership keeps dropping, according to a new study co-authored by University of Notre Dame political scienti ...

dateNov 05, 2010 in Social Sciences
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