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#Factories

# factories - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Thousands of Irish farmers will blockade meat factories for 48-hours
# Where's The Beef
# Where's The Beef

Thousands of Irish farmers will blockade meat factories for 48-hours

Nov 8th 2014, 9:49 AM 6,516 Views 96 Comments

Farmers are calling for prices paid to them for beef to be increased to close the gap between Irish and UK prices.

# factories - Sunday 28 April, 2013

12 post-war assembly lines you’re glad you don’t work on
# Boomtime Past
# Boomtime Past

12 post-war assembly lines you’re glad you don’t work on

Apr 28th 2013, 11:00 AM 14,456 Views 16 Comments

After World War II, mass manufacturing needed tough bodies and minds to pump up production.

# factories - Monday 26 November, 2012

Workers protest 'deathtrap' factories
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Workers protest 'deathtrap' factories

Nov 26th 2012, 2:00 PM 3,571 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, a second blaze broke out a 12-storey factory building, sparking new wave of panic.

# factories - Friday 30 March, 2012

Poll: Would low-paid workers report put you off buying Apple products?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would low-paid workers report put you off buying Apple products?

Mar 30th 2012, 11:15 AM 6,145 Views 95 Comments

Independent investigation found “significant issues” with work conditions and pay at Apple supplier factories. Would it make you think twice about buying Apple goods?

# factories - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Mentally disabled 'slaves' rescued from Chinese brick factories
# China
# China

Mentally disabled 'slaves' rescued from Chinese brick factories

Sep 8th 2011, 11:20 AM 871 Views 10 Comments

The victims were abducted and sold to factory owners, who abused them in Dickensian conditions.