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New iPhone 4G: Great for FoxConn workers?

We have some more details on the Foxconn situation now, and it appears to be good news. It has been reported that Apple are planning to introduce a new system, in which they will be paying Foxconn employees direct subsidies for Apple products that they work on.

As reported from MicGadget, Apple has thought to have completed an investigation into the recent Foxconn worker suicides and has decided to make a few changes.

At the moment, Foxconn workers are paid around $132 per month, but we understand that Apple will be dishing out a futher 1 or 2% of profits from Apple products via subsidies. The iPad is set to be the first Apple product in which Foxconn employees will benefit from the extra wages, while the upcoming iPhone 4G should follow soon after.

So it seems as if Apple are thinking that the main reason behind the suicides is low wages. It is nice to see Apple acting fairly quickly on a solution. Let us know your thoughts on this story.

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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