is one of the well-known major corporations and is worth four billion
dollars. They have factories in China, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand
and Vietnam, where they employ people, including children for twelve-hour
shifts and pay them as low sixteen cents an hour. At this rate, each
person only earns about $6.92 per week and $358.84 for the entire year.
In the U.S, we spend about that much in just one month. The work areas
in these countries are unsafe, noisy, unsanitary, injurious, and very
strict. The whole area is filled with dust and fumes. People have broken
fingers, fainted, lost limbs, continued kidney infections from not being
allowed to go to the bathroom for more than once. People have even died.
While working, the employees are not allowed to converse with each other.
When the rules are violated, the consequences are verbal or physical
abuse and/or being fired.