Workers in China at the Apple factory would literally rather die than work another day. They aren’t allowed to talk to each other, and are clocking 120 hours of overtime a month. Please read the above article to learn more.
As for Steve Jobs…why the fuck am I paying so much for your products when you can’t treat the people making them well? I don’t care if the Foxconn campus has fast food restaurants, a swimming pool, etc…obviously they aren’t getting what they need or else they wouldn’t be jumping off fucking buildings! So now you are installing nets at the bottom of the buildings? Genius idea guys! Why treat the problem at the source? Why don’t you just install trampolines that can bounce the suicidal “employee” back to his workstation? I think we need to remember as a culture just because the workers are paid – doesn’t mean they aren’t slaves.