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Corey: So, Apple is in the news this morning and not because of their upcoming announcement tomorrow, but actually for a different reason. A group called the China Labor Watch on Sunday published a report that basically leveled accusations against Apple and his partner Foxconn regarding his Chinese operations and how they're treating workers there. The allegation really talk about over time. The fact that there's groups there that are working what they call at least 100 over time hours a month, dispatch workers as they're labeled versus full time benefits getting employees producing the iPhone. So, they're claiming that Apple and its partner Foxconn are treating the workers right and they are exploiting them and the phones that are not being produced ,you know, within the appropriate context of how labor laws are defined in China. So Apple responds which basically denied, what do you call most of the allegations. Not all of them. It didn't really specify which ones that maybe agreed to. What it did say is that it does treat its workers fairly. It says that we have confirmed that all their workers are being compensated appropriately, including any overtime wages and bonuses and that all over time work that they clock is voluntary and there is no evidence of forced labor. So interesting times for Apple and not the kind of headlines they want to see ahead of their big announcement on Tuesday. Not so much of an impact on the stock this morning. In fact, shares are up when their quarter percent at 215.90. For TheStreet.com, I am Corey Goldman in Toronto.

Apple (AAPL - Get Report) on Monday, September 9, denied most of the accusations leveled against it and manufacturer Foxconn by New York-based watchdog group China Labor Watch regarding its Chinese operations, and how workers who assemble iPhones are treated.

In a report published on Sunday, China Labor Watch accused the iPhone maker and its production partner of numerous labor-law infractions at its factory in Zhengzhou, China, including that more than half of the workers there are temporary, or "dispatch."

Apple denies the allegations, saying it has confirmed all workers "are being compensated appropriately, including any overtime wages and bonuses, all overtime work was voluntary and there was no evidence of forced labor."

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