Foxconn riots may be related to overtime pay
The Foxconn entrance at the Shenzhen facility.
(Credit: Jay Greene/CNET)
The riot at a Foxconn facility appears to have been related to overtime pay, a report says, but the incident shouldn’t impact iPhone 5 shipments.
Foxconn, which builds Apple products, shut down a Chinese facility earlier this week after rioting broke out among workers. The company in a statement today said it will “ensure its duties relating to employee welfare are implemented and it will make overtime payments as promised,” according to a Digitimes report.
The company also said the riot shouldn’t affect shipments for…
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