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Technology Apple share, however, higher: Once again unrest from Apple supplier Foxconn because of the working conditions

21:30  23 november  2022
21:30  23 november  2022 Source:   finanzen.net

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around the world's largest iPhone work, protests and riots have occurred due to the strict corona measures in China.

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The Taiwanische Apple supplier Foxconn , which operates the work in the Chinese metropolis of Zhengzhou, confirmed the clashes on Wednesday. "In terms of violent actions, the company will continue to communicate with employees and the government in order to prevent similar things to happen again in the future," said Foxconn.

Videos divided on social media on Wednesday, there were tumulty scenes around the work both during the night and in daylight. Hundreds of workers gathered and marched against a large contingent of security forces. Police officers with batons and plastic protective signs tried to push people back. There were clashes. It was also seen how some workers apparently were injured on the ground.

In China, confined workers from Foxconn flee their factories on foot

 In China, confined workers from Foxconn flee their factories on foot © AP - Hangpai Xingyang extract from a video showing people leaving, with suitcases and bags, the Foxconn complex in Zhengzhou, in the province of the province of the province of Henan, in the center of China, Saturday October 29, 2022. of workers who make the trunk, in China.

around the Foxconn plant in Zhengzhou, where around 200,000 people are employed, there had been unrest a few weeks ago. Thousands of employees had escaped out of fear of infection or the strict measures. Foxconn then promised employees higher wages if they were to decide to return despite the restrictions. But the work continued to operate in a so -called "closed cycle". Employees were not allowed to leave the factory premises.

Foxconn announced on Wednesday that there were questions of new employees about their salaries. These would be paid out as intended in the contracts. Rumors that employees would have to share their accommodations with infected colleagues are wrong.

In the South Chinese metropolis of Guangzhou, protests against the Corona measures of the government had also occurred last week. Annoyed migrant workers tore down numerous barricades.

While most countries in the world are trying to live with the virus, China unchanged a strict zero-covid strategy with lockdowns, daily mass tests, strict control, follow-up tracking and compulsory quartan. Nevertheless, the number of new infections has increased significantly in recent weeks. The location appears increasingly confusing./JPT/DP/MIS

The Apple share listed on the NASDAQ temporarily gains $ 151.53.

Shanghai (Reuters) / Beijing (dpa-AfX)

Foxconn offers to pay workers to leave world's largest iPhone factory after violent protests .
Foxconn has offered to pay newly recruited workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to quit and leave the world's largest iPhone assembly factory, in an attempt to quell protests that saw hundreds clash with security forces at the compound in central China. Your browser does not support this video The Apple supplier made the offer Wednesday following dramatic scenes of violent protests on its campus in Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan province, in a text message sent from its human resources department to workers. In the message, seen by CNN, the company urged workers to “please return to your dormitories” on the campus.

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