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# foxconn - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Apple is putting in its biggest-ever order for iPhones
# Iphone 6
# Iphone 6

Apple is putting in its biggest-ever order for iPhones

Jul 22nd 2014, 11:13 AM 18,816 Views 43 Comments

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
# IPhone 5
# IPhone 5

iPhone manufacturer denies strike at Chinese factory

Oct 6th 2012, 9:54 AM 5,809 Views 14 Comments

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
# IBrawl

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

Sep 25th 2012, 9:47 AM 11,340 Views 28 Comments

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
# Foxconn
# Foxconn

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

Sep 24th 2012, 8:00 AM 14,144 Views 51 Comments

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

# foxconn - Friday 30 March, 2012

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

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

Mar 30th 2012, 11:15 AM 6,153 Views 95 Comments

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

Investigation finds 'significant issues' at Apple manufacturer's factories
# Apple
# Apple

Investigation finds 'significant issues' at Apple manufacturer's factories

Mar 30th 2012, 9:59 AM 3,153 Views 18 Comments

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

# foxconn - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Story about abuse at Apple factory was false says US radio show
# This American Life
# This American Life

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

Mar 18th 2012, 6:17 PM 2,818 Views 6 Comments

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

Apple supplier Foxconn audited by independent group
# Apple
# Apple

Apple supplier Foxconn audited by independent group

Feb 13th 2012, 2:53 PM 1,876 Views 1 Comment

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
# IPad2
# IPad2

Three jailed in China over iPad leaks

Jun 15th 2011, 9:14 PM 437 Views 9 Comments

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
# China
# China

Explosion kills two at Chinese iPhone and iPad factory

May 21st 2011, 11:19 AM 537 Views 0 Comments

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

Investigation finds Apple's Chinese workers treated 'inhumanely'
# Apple
# Apple

Investigation finds Apple's Chinese workers treated 'inhumanely'

May 1st 2011, 12:38 PM 1,738 Views 0 Comments

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
# China
# China

'Poisoned' Chinese factory workers appeal to Apple for help

Feb 23rd 2011, 4:21 PM 1,959 Views 0 Comments

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.