Foxconn’s recent rash of employee suicides has given rise to a slew of editorial cartoons lampooning the company and its methods of dealing with the aftermath.
This one shows two Foxconn managers standing next to a sign saying “Suicide (Jumping off building) is forbidden. Suicide is harmful to your health.” The man in gray offers that “We’ve already done our best,” while the man in white – most likely Foxconn president Terry Gou (who invited three monks to host a religious ceremony earlier this month to exorcise “bad influences”) opines that “It must be a problem with our feng shui.”
The picture is one of many curated from the web by MICGadget, (though it seems to originally been from Jinhua web), and it’s probably one of many to come as Foxconn comes under increasing scrutiny as the number of employees who’ve committed suicide has now entered the double digits.
But what does Apple, which commissions Foxconn to make up to […] of its super popular iPads, iPods and iPhones, have to say? One Gizmodo commenter’s got a take:
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