Apple is one of the most valuable companies in the world, a giant that is worth billions of euros and employs hundreds of thousands of workers in different countries. However, even the largest are not immune to labor disputes.
the californian giant was accused of going against the unions of its workers, who allegedly used encrypted chats and even Android phones to avoid spying by their superiors. The reason? They want to get a raise.
Apple against worker protests
It was news just a few days ago, after protests from some workers, Starbucks is going to raise the wages of its employees. This decision, which made headlines around the world, seems to have inspired the bitten apple workers.
Inflation is making living conditions in the country increasingly difficult and with Apple being a giant of its caliber, things are pretty clear for workers. They consider that their salaries are not up to the circumstances. For this reason, they regrouped and demonstrated in front of places as important as the World Trade Center in New York.
Fearing possible retaliation from Apple, many employees contacted the media anonymously. Moreover, they even had to resort to encrypted chats and android devices try to avoid the possible espionage by Apple.
Although the company has increased its revenue by 33% since 2021, Apple’s plans were to increase the salaries of its employees between 2% and 10%, depending on location, as Bloomberg points out. This would have been one of the reasons for the dispute.
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