As requested by Apple, the Fair Labor Association will commence voluntary inspection of the tech company’s supply factories following a public outcry over the hazardous working conditions many of its assembly workers face overseas.
We’re not sure if voluntary means free, but it’s likely that Apple could afford to pay at least a little retribution to the people building the iWhatevers. On Monday, shares of the company hit $500 for the first time, closing the day at $502.60.
Grammy ratings are up as well, at least according to early reports. With an audience of 39.91 million viewers, Sunday night’s ceremony marked the second most-watched telecast in the award show’s history, behind only its 1984 program.