Taiyuan Foxconn Workers Go on Strike Again !

Posted on April 13th, 2012 in , , ,

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This morning, Foxconn workers from Taiyuan factory, which is located at Shanxi Province in northern China, went on strike again.

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More Holidays For Foxconn Workers Due to Weak Sales of New iPad

Posted on March 28th, 2012 in , , , , , , ,

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With all the controversy about working conditions in Foxconn, we thought it might be a good time to relate some of the workers’ experiences inside the manufacturing plants. China Business News reports on an interview that it did with a Foxconn worker called Wang Xiaoqiao (not his real name), and Wang reveals that employees who are involved in the production of the new iPad are now working fewer hours and they have been given more days off.
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iSlave – This is What Foxconn Can Do to Improve Its Poor Working Environment

Posted on March 27th, 2012 in , , ,

The Fair Labor association has just concluded its month-long report on its investigation of Apple’s labor conditions at the Foxconn factories in China, which has found “significant issues” among working practices at Chinese plants making Apple iPhones and iPads.

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Refuse to Build the New iPhone ? Foxconn Workers Went on Strike (Video)

Posted on March 24th, 2012 in , , ,

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Hundreds of Foxconn workers from a factory in Shanxi Province in northern China have gone on strike in a pay dispute which is still under negotiation. The strike is taking place at a plant in the Xiaodian district of the provincial capital Taiyuan. A manager from Foxconn confirmed that some workers had downed tools. He declined to specify how many workers are involved but stressed that the factory was talking with the protesters …

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Thousands Line Up For Foxconn’s Jobs in Zhengzhou

Posted on January 30th, 2012 in , , , ,

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On the 30th of January, thousands of hopefuls stood for hours outside a labor agency located in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, the largest city of Henan province in north-central China.

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Foxconn Doubles Zhengzhou Factory Size to Produce More iPhones

Posted on December 27th, 2011 in , ,

Central China’s Henan province plans to build the world’s largest manufacturing base for smart phones starting next year. The base will be centered on the Foxconn Science Park in Zhengzhou, provincial capital of Henan.

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Fire Has Broken Out At Foxconn Plant again.

Posted on September 27th, 2011 in , ,

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Breaking news. Yes, yet again, fire has broken out at one of the Foxconn factories in China this morning! There are reports coming in of a substantial fire and possible explosion at a Foxconn plant in Yantai, a city in northeastern Shandong province of China.
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New Suicide From Foxconn, Worker Jumped Because Of Insult

Posted on January 13th, 2011 in , , , ,

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Oh my god. 2011 has arrived and the Foxconn suicide cluster still continues. Today’s latest news is from the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen. A female engineer, Wang Ling, jumped from her brother’s 10th-floor flat, not from the dormitory in the factory. Due to her mental state problems, Foxconn could not let her carry on working as an engineer. This is the 15th suicide so far, and the first Foxconn suicide in 2011.
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Fire Broken Out At Foxconn Hostel

Posted on November 19th, 2010 in , ,

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Oh my god. A big fire has broken out in a hostel at Foxconn’s Shenzhen plant today morning.
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Foxconn Suicide Returns, Another Foxconn Employee Falls to Death

Posted on November 5th, 2010 in , , , , ,

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Oh my god. Today morning, another employee of Foxconn leapt to his/her death. This happened at one of Foxconn’s manufacturing facilities in the southern Chinese manufacturing hub of Shenzhen. The death was confirmed by the municipal government. No further information was immediately available. We are sad, and one thing comes to our mind, where are the safety nets? Updated.
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