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2010-04-19 06:40:00

Workers in Chinese sweatshops making products for Microsoft and other companies are being mistreated, according to an investigation by a human rights organization. The DailyMail reports that employees work harsh 15-hour shifts in 86 degree heat earning as little as 83 cents an hour. Most workers fall asleep during their ten-minute breaks. Employees work six or seven days a week making computer mice and webcams for Microsoft. Mostly women, between the ages 18 and 25, work in the shops. Their...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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