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Foxconn Raises Wages – Will Apparel Follow?

Major electronics supplier Foxconn yesterday gave a 25% raise to its estimated 1.2 million employees. They will now make an average of $400 USD per month, before overtime. Foxconn also expressed a commitment to improving working conditions, following a wave of scandals regarding forced overtime,… Read More

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Egyptian Protestors Accused of Thuggery

January 25th, the anniversary of the Lotus Revolution, has been declared a National Day in Egypt. Major General Ismail Etman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) made the declaration on Wednesday, January 11th. The celebration carries with it a risk of violence,… Read More

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