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

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

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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