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Apparent suicide by a Foxconn employee and the death of another once again put the spotlight on working conditions at the Apple contractor

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
oxconn has brought on thousands of new workers in recent weeks to meet production demands for the next-generation iPhone, giving rise to a potentially stressful situation with added pressure to meet targets.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.