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Foxconn's Other Dirty Secret: The World's Largest 'Internship' Program

pigrabbitbear (2519384) writes | more than 2 years ago

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pigrabbitbear writes "In light of a series of reports that have emerged over the years, one of many dark stories of suicide now points at one of the lesser-known but more unsavory aspects of Foxconn’s much-criticized labor practices: with the help of schools and government officials, the company runs a massive internship program built not on voluntary education but on “compelled” factory work for teenage students. According to Ross Perlin, author of 'Intern Nation', Foxconn may be running “the world’s single largest internship program – and one of the most exploitative.”"
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