Foxconn To Offset Price Of Keeping Employees From Killing Themselves

Foxconn, ever classy manufacturer to the stars, was considering raising prices to offset the cost of paying its overworked, suicide-prone employees a decent wage. Now we know it's happening, despite an iPhone-boosted 30 per cent increase in sales.

You see, Foxconn wouldn't want to have to pay its employees - who are literally killing themselves because their working conditions are so poor - a decent wage without taking a hit themselves, so they're passing the cost on to their clients, and, perhaps indirectly, you. This must have been one hell of a heart-warming shareholders meeting. [Reuters via CrunchGear]

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