Presentation on theme: "By Julie Hopkins and Katy Sosna. Employers were very harsh, and strict There were dirty working conditions -No heating or cooling -Dust, mold, and dirt."— Presentation transcript:
Employers were very harsh, and strict There were dirty working conditions -No heating or cooling -Dust, mold, and dirt Long Working hours Dangerous Machines Children were beaten People were not allowed to leave if they lived at the workhouse.
NameOffenceDatePunishment Elliott, BenjaminNeglect of work31 May 1842 Dinner withheld, and but bread for supper. Rowe, SarahNoisy and swearing19 June 1842 Lock'd up for 24 hours on bread and water. Aplin, John Disorderly at Prayer- time 22 July 1842 Lock'd up for 24 hours on bread and water. Mintern, GeorgeFighting in school26 July 1842 No cheese for one week. Greenham, Mary and Payne, Priscella Quarreling and fighting14 Dec 1842No meat 1 week. Bartlett, MaryBreaking window21 Mar 1843 Sent to prison for 2 mths. Park, JamesDeserted, got over wall4 Sep 1843To be whipped. Hallett, IsaacBreaking window25 April 1844 Sent to prison for 2 months hard labour. Staple, JohnRefusing to work7 Jany. 1856 Committed to prison for 28 days. Johnson, JohnRefusing to work19 Oct 1858 Cheese & tea stop'd for supper. Breakfast stop's altogether. Soaper, Elizabeth Making use of bad language in bedroom. Trying to excite other inmates to insubordination. Refusing to work. 17 Jany. 1863 Taken before the Magistrate & committed to prison for 14 days hard labour.
Workers have restricted water and bathroom privileges. Employees have had abusive treatment both physically and mentally. Workers that live in the factory dormitories are not allowed to have visitors.
Workers were paid 25 cents a day, or about $90 a year.
On Average the daily pay for Nike factory workers in Southeast Asia $1.93. On average the daily pay in Apple factories is about $1.67 for workers.
Workers worked 12-14 hours a day. Worked a total of 6 days a week.
Factory workers work more than 60 hours a week. A work day is about 12 hours a day plus overtime. Work everyday except Sunday. At the Apple Factory in china the weekly limits were surpassed by35 percent during a 7 month period.
Many people lived inside a small tenements or apartments. Holding between 5 or more people at a time. No plumbing, running water, or heating. Dirt or tile floors. No way to store food. Anyone who would get sick/lice would spread so easily to close proximity.
In a dorm 12 people share a room. There were 7 rooms on each floor and 3 bathrooms. Windows in the rooms are barred. Do not have insurance of any kind. At the Apple factories the dormitories are overcrowded and cramped. Which means a large number of beds in a large open space that was originally was built as a factory.
Apple: -July 22, 2009 Gadget Phila, Chinese Worker Kills himself After iPhone prototype goes missing http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/apple/5885923/Chinese- worker-kills-himself-after-Apple-iPhone-prototype-goes- missing.html -Feb. 27, 2010 Apple Admits to Having Child Labor http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnolog yandtelecoms/7332405/Apple-admits-child-labour-used-at-its- assembly-plants.html -Mar05 2010Why Apple can't control its Chinese factories,By Malcolm Moore http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/apple/7375684/Why- Apple-cant-control-its-Chinese-factories.html http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/apple/5885923/Chinese- worker-kills-himself-after-Apple-iPhone-prototype-goes- missing.html http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnolog yandtelecoms/7332405/Apple-admits-child-labour-used-at-its- assembly-plants.html http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/apple/7375684/Why- Apple-cant-control-its-Chinese-factories.html Nike: -Nike lists abuses at Asian factories David Teather,The Guardian April 14, 2005 http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2005/apr/14/ethicalbusiness. money http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2005/apr/14/ethicalbusiness. money