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Apple, Foxconn set new standard for Chinese workers

Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook (2nd L) talks to employees as he visits the iPhone production line at the newly built Foxconn Zhengzhou Technology Park, Henan province in this March 28, 2012 handout photo. REUTERS/Apple/Handout

Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook (2nd L) talks to employees as he visits the iPhone production line at the newly built Foxconn Zhengzhou Technology Park, Henan province in this March 28, 2012 handout photo. REUTERS/Apple/Handout

Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook (2nd L) talks to employees as he visits the iPhone production line at the newly built Foxconn Zhengzhou Technology Park, Henan province in this March 28, 2012 handout photo. REUTERS/Apple/Handout
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Workers are seen inside a Foxconn factory in the township of Longhua in the southern Guangdong province May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Workers are seen inside a Foxconn factory in the township of Longhua in the southern Guangdong province May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Workers are seen inside a Foxconn factory in the township of Longhua in the southern Guangdong province May 26, 2010. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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A surveillance camera is seen on top of a Foxconn building in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, in this file picture taken May 25, 2010. In a landmark development for the way Western companies do business in China, Apple Inc said March 29, 2012 it had agreed to work with partner Foxconn to substantially improve wages and working conditions at the factories that produce its wildly popular products. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/Files

A surveillance camera is seen on top of a Foxconn building in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, in this file picture taken May 25, 2010. In a landmark development for the way Western companies do business in China, Apple Inc said March 29, 2012...more

A surveillance camera is seen on top of a Foxconn building in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, in this file picture taken May 25, 2010. In a landmark development for the way Western companies do business in China, Apple Inc said March 29, 2012 it had agreed to work with partner Foxconn to substantially improve wages and working conditions at the factories that produce its wildly popular products. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/Files
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