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Foxconn give staff 16% salary increase

One of Apple’s main suppliers – Hon Hai Precision Industry Co (Foxconn) said yesterday that they have increased the basic salary of their production line workers by 16 percent. Staff in Zhengzhou, Henan province of China have been offered the increase, partly as the company are having problem recruiting people. …

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Apple join Fair Labor Association, open doors to partners

Foxconn have faced criticism regarding employee suicides in the last year. Apple are one of their most important partners and are trying to counter the complaints against the working conditions of the people who build their products. Apple have joined the Fair Labor Association, which was set up in Washington …

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Apple help Foxconn improve working conditions

Last year Apple sent Tim Cook, acting CEO of Apple to Foxconn International Holdings Ltd. factory in China. The purpose of the trip was to make recommendations on how to improve working conditions for the company. Tim Cook has stepped in as CEO for Apple, as Steve Jobs is taking …

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Foxconn suicide rate sparks investigation

If you are looking for a new long term career then it appears you should avoid Foxconn (Hon Hai Group), especially if the recent suicide toll is anything to go by. Foxconn supply components for many companies including Apple, Dell and Hewlett Packard and each of these companies are opening …

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