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U.S. Apple Stores Close for Jobs Memorial

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 3:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Apple Stores were closed for several hours Wednesday across the United States, so Apple employees could watch the broadcast of a memorial service for founder Steve Jobs. The ceremony took place Wednesday at an outdoor amphitheater at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California. White curtains were hung over many store windows during the closure, preventing onlookers […]

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Fashion Label Accused of Mistreating Chinese Workers

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 4:50 am (UTC-5)
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An international luxury fashion retailer has been accused of abuse by former employees at one of its Chinese stores. Five former employees at the Gucci store in the southern city of Shenzhen issued a letter this week describing adverse working conditions at the store. They said they were forced to work overtime without being properly […]

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