Apple employees use Android phones to protest the company

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 has been accused of going against its workers’ unions, which allegedly used encrypted chats and even Android mobiles 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, which has made the headlines of the movement 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 correspond that their salaries are not up to the circumstances. For this reason, they regrouped and were posted in front of places as important as the World Trade Center in New York.

The new iPhone 13 Pro, showing its screen in an Apple Store.

Fearing possible representations from Apple, many employees contacted the media anonymously. Moreover, they even had to resort to encrypted chats and Android devices to try to avoid possible espionage from Apple.

Although the company has increased its revenue by 33% since 2021, Apple’s plans were to increase the salary of its employees between 2% and 10%, depending on location, as Bloomberg points out. This would have been one of the reasons for the argument.

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