Antonio Torrealva holds a banner outside the Apple Store in Uptown
The line of people outside the Apple Store in Uptown stretches past cars and restaurant doors, nearly to the end of the block. Hordes gather together, clutching phones in one hand and cups of now-lukewarm coffee in the other. The new iPhone has arrived. The crowds are here to claim their new toy.
Standing only a few feet away from the entrance is Antonio Torrealva, passing out flyers and holding a banner reading, "What are we really paying for?" His English skills aren't great, but he and a few others are still here with a message: The Apple Store has been working with companies that simply aren't paying their workers for the work they've already done. And it needs to stop.More »