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Foxconn reportedly halts hiring due to slow iPhone 5 production, resumes next month (for next iPhone?)

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According to the report from Financial Times, Apple’s major assembly partner Foxconn has halted new hirings at its facilities due to a slow down in production for the iPhone 5: The suspension in hiring by China’s largest private sector employer and the biggest assembler of Apple products, is the first...
Foxconn reportedly halts hiring due to slow iPhone 5 production, resumes next month (for next iPhone?)

iPhone-Maker: Yes, We Employed 14-Year-Olds (AAPL, MSFT)

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Apple supplier Foxconn says underage interns found working at factory in China BEIJING (AP) -- The company that manufactures Apple's iPhone said Tuesday it found underage interns as young as 14 working at one of its factories in China. Foxconn Technology Group said the interns were found by a company...
iPhone-Maker: Yes, We Employed 14-Year-Olds (AAPL, MSFT)

Foxconn confirms worker strike over low wages at supplier plant in China

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Foxconn has confirmed that one of its suppliers in Jiangxi, China faced a worker dispute over the weekend. Domestic media are reporting that the employees went on strike due to complaints about low wages and living conditions. After non-profit labor rights group SACOM reported that over 1,000 workers went on...
Foxconn confirms worker strike over low wages at supplier plant in China

Riots Rock Foxconn's Taiyuan Plant

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Richard Lai is reporting that over 2,000 employees of the Taiyan Foxconn plant rioted last night, causing damage on the factory campus after a guard allegedly hit a worked at 10pm. The Taiyuan plant is notorious for their mandatory overtime requirements. Quoth Lai: An undercover report from August mentioned that...
Riots Rock Foxconn's Taiyuan Plant

Riot Breaks Out At Foxconn Factory

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A riot at has broken reportedly broken out a factory owned by Foxconn, the company famous for its production of Apple gadgets. Ed Flanagan of NBC News reports: Reports early Monday from China suggest that a mass disturbance or riots may have broken out at a Foxconn factory in the...
Riot Breaks Out At Foxconn Factory
Why The Foxconn Riot Comes At The Worst Possible Time (AAPL)

Riot reported at Apple partner manufacturer Foxconn's iPhone 5 plant

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Reports of a "mass disturbance" at Foxconn's Taiyuan factory surfaced early Monday local China time, with the purported 2,000-person riot having caused damage to the plant's infrastructure....
Riot reported at Apple partner manufacturer Foxconn's iPhone 5 plant

Foxconn's Taiyuan plant on riot, facilities damaged

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News just came in that workers at Foxconn's Taiyuan plant have started a riot in the wee hours in China, and that police forces are on site to control the crowd. While the motive isn't clear, Sina Weibo user Li Tian reports that the riot isn't related to the...
Foxconn's Taiyuan plant on riot, facilities damaged

Foxconn denies strike, says iPhone 5 production is on track

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Foxconn, Apple's giant Taiwanese manufacturing partner, denies reports that workers at one of its Chinese factories went on strike Friday and says the only disturbances happened earlier in the week but were squelched right away. The labor rights group that reported a strike says issues are not resolved, however....
Foxconn denies strike, says iPhone 5 production is on track

New Trend: Ask Foxconn HR reps when the new iPhone will launch (this time October)

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Remember all the way back to last week when a Foxconn HR/Parking lot attendant told a Japanese NEws Crew that the iPhone was coming in June? Not so says another un-named HR representative reports Kokatu. South Korea’s Maeil Business Newspaper begs to differ. According to a recently published article, the paper asked the head...
New Trend: Ask Foxconn HR reps when the new iPhone will launch (this time October)

Foxconn HR manager pegs next-gen iPhone for October

www.electronista.com
The next-generation iPhone will ship in October, a report from South Korea's Maeil Business Newspaper suggests. The paper has directly questioned the head of human resources at Foxconn's Taiyuan factory. "We just got the order. It [the iPhone launch] will be around October," the source claims. The person also backs...
Foxconn HR manager pegs next-gen iPhone for October

Riots at Foxconn iPhone 5 Taiyuan plant, 40 hospitalized

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A mass riot of around 2,000 workers at Foxconnís Taiyun plant has resulted in at least 40 people being hospitalized, reports Reuters. The plant is said to be under lockdown with all operations ceased while Foxconn works with authorities to try and determine the cause of the riot. Athough Foxconn...
Riots at Foxconn iPhone 5 Taiyuan plant, 40 hospitalized
2,000-person riot shuts down Foxconn facility in China, leaves 40 injured

New iPhone to debut in October, Foxconn employee says

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Apple's next iPhone -- rumored to be called the iPhone 5 -- is launching in October, the head of human resources at Foxconn's Taiyuan factory reportedly said. [Read more]...
New iPhone to debut in October, Foxconn employee says

Foxconn employee manning this booth likely doesn’t know when Apple will start selling the next iPhone

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A Japanese TV crew went up to a booth at Foxconn plant in the suburbs of Taiyuan in Shanxi Province and asked the woman who is manning the booth about  the 18,000 people Foxconn is recruiting for the next iPhone (video here at 7:10 via Macotakara).  She said something about...
Foxconn employee manning this booth likely doesn’t know when Apple will start selling the next iPhone
What Really Went Down in the Foxconn Riot

Foxconn Riots Halt Apple Production

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A workers' riot at a Foxconn Technologies factory in China has stopped production at the facility, which supplies many of the world's major tech companies, including Apple. Police were reportedly sent in to the factory in the central Chinese city of Taiyuan after a riot broke out Sunday, leaving an unknown...
Foxconn Riots Halt Apple Production

Foxconn factory workers strike, stall iPhone 5 production

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Thousands of workers went on strike at a Foxconn factory in China on Friday, bringing some iPhone 5 production lines to a halt, a labor rights group said. The strike at Foxconn's Zhengzhou factory began at 1 p.m. local time and involved 3000 to 4000 workers, according to New...
Foxconn factory workers strike, stall iPhone 5 production

Riot at Foxconn factory in China blamed on harsh security guards

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Foxconn workers are blaming company security guards for Sunday's unrest at a manufacturing facility in China, claiming that the mass riot was the result of an escalating brawl between assembly line workers and security guards. The riot, which involved 2,000 workers, occurred at a Foxconn factory in the Chinese...
Riot at Foxconn factory in China blamed on harsh security guards

Before you buy the iPhone 5, read this undercover report on how it's made

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Later today, Tim Cook will strut on stage and unveil Steve Jobs’ last hurrah, the iPhone 5. Hardware specs aside, it will undoubtedly be a marvel of exemplary design and engineering. Before you invest in Apple’s latest masterpiece, though, you should read a story that bubbled onto the internet last...
Before you buy the iPhone 5, read this undercover report on how it's made

Foxconn Shuts Down Factory After Workers Riot

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Tim Cook at a factory in Zhengzhou (cnn.com via Apple) Foxconn decided to close down one of its factories in central China this morning after a riot took place in the factory compound late Sunday night, according to the New York Times. The plant in the city of Taiyuan employs about 79,000 workers...
Foxconn Shuts Down Factory After Workers Riot

iPhone 5′s already shipping via UPS from ZhengZhou region of China

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. Three separate readers say their iPhones have shipped from the ZhengZhou region via UPS likely from the nearby Taiyuan Foxconn factory (pictured above)in  Shanxi Province . The factory was rumored to have some labor turmoil earlier this year but it appears that it has cranked out the earliest batches of iPhones. In March, Foxconn had as many...
iPhone 5′s already shipping via UPS from ZhengZhou region of China

Foxconn Says Current Hiring Freeze Due to Strong Returning Workforce, Not Waning iPhone 5 Demand

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Financial Times reported earlier today that Foxconn has enacted a hiring freeze at most of its Chinese facilities due to reduced demand for the iPhone 5."Currently, none of the plants in mainland China have hiring plans," said Liu Kun, a company spokesman at Foxconn's largest manufacturing facility, in the southern...
Foxconn Says Current Hiring Freeze Due to Strong Returning Workforce, Not Waning iPhone 5 Demand

Foxconn plant in Taiyuan on strike, may make 2012 iPhone

www.electronista.com
Foxconn's northern plant in Taiyuan, in China's northern Shanxi province, may become both a key hub of new iPhone production as well as a flashpoint for working condition issues. The China Times claimed that the factory was facing a "huge" shortage of about 20,000 workers as it got ready for...
Foxconn plant in Taiyuan on strike, may make 2012 iPhone

Foxconn workers on iPhone 5 strike in China, rights group says

www.guardian.co.uk
China Labor Watch says up to 4,000 employees walked out in Zhengzhou after Foxconn and Apple 'raised overly strict demands'Thousands of workers at Foxconn in China have gone on strike over working conditions related to production of the iPhone 5.Three to four thousand employees walked out of Foxconn's Zhengzhou factory...
Foxconn workers on iPhone 5 strike in China, rights group says
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