Apple Supplier Accused of Worker Rights Violations, Black Friday Trickery, Consumer Sentiment at 7-Month Low

Biel Crystal Manufactory Ltd, a company that makes screens for Apple, is accused of violating workers’ rights by requiring employees to work 11-hour shifts and withholding proper compensation for injuries.

The WSJ breaks down the process retailers follow to offer deep discounts and still achieve their goal profit margins.

Meanwhile, there is bad news for retailers counting on Black Friday. Consumer sentiment has not rebounded from the plunge in October and is currently at the lowest level since April.

The U.S. Supreme Court will review provisions in the Affordable Care Act that require employers of a certain size to offer coverage for birth control without a co-pay.

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