Sources: Reuters, CNET
quote: I fail to see how contracting work out skirts all responsibility of worker conditions. Given comments by Apple's CEO, it is plainly obvious that they choose Chinese contractors because of their low cost due to these abhorrent working conditions - conditions that they know would be illegal in the US.
quote: Deeming it "not our problem" when US companies and US consumers take advantage of these poor conditions completely dismisses the moral issues and skirts all responsibility.
quote: Not to mention these policies that have incentivized outsourcing have completely hollowed out our own manufacturing capabilities.