The move came after another employee at the plant died after falling off a building yesterday morning. Shenzhen police confirmed the death but said they were still investigating whether it was suicide. Nine people have died this year in the series of incidents among workers, while there have been two failed suicide attempts.Getting most of my gizmos used seems somehow nicer. Doesn't it? DOESN'T IT?
Foxconn is the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, making devices for leading global electronics brands.
Labour activists in Hong Kong have threatened to start a campaign for a boycott of Apple's iPhone, one of the many electronic devices made by the 300,000 workers at the Shenzhen plant. Workers are paid the minimum wage and regularly work heavy overtime.
I may need to drink some fancy bottled water.