Another Bad Apple

By Sean Rudolph, International Labor Rights Forum

TrextaWorkersSerap Yazgac, a young worker in her twenties, decided she needed a union after she was severely burned by an industrial iron at a Trexta facility in Çerkezköy, Turkey, which makes accessories for Apple, Nokia, Blackberry, Samsung, Dell and other consumer electronics companies. The scalding hot manufacturing iron fell on her hand and stuck for several minutes before someone pulled it from her burning skin. Help could have come sooner but management had removed an emergency button, claiming that workers would “play” with it.

Click here to find out what happened next, and to sign the petition to Apple and Trexta to demand justice for Serap and her coworkers.