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Topic - Auret Van Heerden
The Chinese workers who often spend more than 60 hours per week assembling iPhones and iPads will have their overtime curbed and their hourly wages raised after a labor auditor hired by Apple Inc. inspected their factories.
Workers who assemble iPhones and iPads often put in more than 60 hours per week — and sometimes work for a week straight — in violation of Chinese law, according to the first independent labor audit of the Chinese factories where Apple products are made.
Chinese workers who often spend more than 60 hours per week assembling iPhones and iPads will have their overtime hours curbed and their pay increased after a labor auditor hired by Apple Inc. inspected their factories.
Auret van Heerden, CEO of the Fair Labor Association, said Foxconn is the first Chinese company to commit to following the legal standard.