Latest Foxconn suicides Stories

Foxconn Confirms Underage Workers
2012-10-16 08:07:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Foxconn, the world´s largest manufacturer of electronic products, including Apple´s iPad and iPhone, has found itself in hot water once more regarding labor and hiring processes, an issue which they´ve all but become synonymous with. Following several prior complaints about the working conditions in their plants, the extremely long overtime hours and the practice of hiring underage employees, different advocacy...

Foxconn Denies Strike, Production Disruption Reports
2012-10-08 05:51:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Representatives from a Taiwanese electronics manufacturing company are denying reports that workers have gone on strike and have been disrupting the facility's production of the Apple iPhone. According to Associated Press (AP) reporter Didi Tang, China Labor Watch of New York had reported that between 3,000 and 4,000 workers at the Foxconn Technology Group plant in Zhengzhou went on strike Friday, reportedly because of stricter...

Foxconn Plant Shuts Down Temporarily Due To Riots
2012-09-24 08:27:23

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Riots reportedly broke out early Monday morning in the Shanxi province in China at a Foxconn Technology Group factory in Taiyuan. According to Chinese state media, 5,000 police officers were called to the scene where fighting had reportedly broken out between Foxconn employees and security guards. Now, a reported 40 employees are left injured and the Taiyuan plant temporarily closed. “We want to give people time to cool...

2012-06-01 06:44:49

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com A Chinese activist group called Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM) are calling out the Chinese assembly plant Foxconn once more, saying despite their calls for change and the involvement of the Fair Labour Association, (FLA) conditions at the factories haven´t improved. Foxconn has been under fire lately for labor conditions, including working and living conditions, low pay and long hours. The factories are responsible for...

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