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#Foxconn

# foxconn - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From Business ETC Apple is putting in its biggest-ever order for iPhones Iphone 6

Apple is putting in its biggest-ever order for iPhones

4.7 inch and 5.5 inch models will enter production in the coming weeks.

# foxconn - Saturday 6 October, 2012

iPhone manufacturer denies strike at Chinese factory

A labour watch group has said that iPhone 5 demands have led to problems and violence at the plant.

# foxconn - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Foxconn factory reopens after 5,000 police needed to end brawl IBrawl This post contains images

Foxconn factory reopens after 5,000 police needed to end brawl

Local media says extra labourers had been brought into the Taiyuan plant to work on the manufacture of Apple’s iPhone 5.

# foxconn - Monday 24 September, 2012

Apple supplier Foxconn shuts plant after 2,000-worker brawl

40 people were injured after a “personal dispute” among workers escalated into a larger dispute.

# foxconn - Friday 30 March, 2012

From Business ETC Poll: Would low-paid workers report put you off buying Apple products? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would low-paid workers report put you off buying Apple products?

Independent investigation found “significant issues” with work conditions and pay at Apple supplier factories. Would it make you think twice about buying Apple goods?

From Business ETC Investigation finds ‘significant issues’ at Apple manufacturer’s factories Apple

Investigation finds ‘significant issues’ at Apple manufacturer’s factories

Most workers making iPhones and iPads said they were not paid enough to cover “basic needs”, the probe found.

The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# foxconn - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Story about abuse at Apple factory was false says US radio show

This American Life had broadcast a show in January which said abuse was happening at Apple factories in China – but now it has retracted the show and apologised.

# foxconn - Monday 13 February, 2012

From Business ETC Apple supplier Foxconn audited by independent group Apple

Apple supplier Foxconn audited by independent group

Tech company Apple says that the Fair Labor Association will inspect manufacturing areas and dormitories at the plants.

# foxconn - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Three jailed in China over iPad leaks

The design of the iPad2 was stolen from the factory where it’s made late last year and counterfeits were sold in advance of the launch of the latest version of the Apple gadget.

# foxconn - Saturday 21 May, 2011

Explosion kills two at Chinese iPhone and iPad factory

The explosion appeared to be accidental as two died and 16 were injured in the explosion at the Foxconn factory in southwestern China.

# foxconn - Sunday 1 May, 2011

From Business ETC Investigation finds Apple’s Chinese workers treated ‘inhumanely’ Apple

Investigation finds Apple’s Chinese workers treated ‘inhumanely’

Inquiry into factories which produce Apple’s iPhones and iPads suggests excessive overtime and reports of anti-suicide pledges.

# foxconn - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

‘Poisoned’ Chinese factory workers appeal to Apple for help

Scores of Chinese factory workers have appealed to Apple to “heed to its corporate social responsibility” after claiming that they have not be properly compensated after being exposed to a highly toxic chemical.