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Thousands of Foxconn workers leave after bonus payouts, iPhone 14 production to take a hit

11 days ago   |   By BGR

A report suggests around 20,000 of the 200,000 workers of the largest iPhone factory in Zhengzhou, China, have left the plant after Foxconn decided to give a $1,400 bonus payout for new hires who would leave the job .
This decision was made after a protest on Wednesday highlighted the lack of a promised bonus payment, insufficient food, and risk of getting COVID-19 for those who decided to work extra hours to meet iPhone 14 production demand goals.
Reuters reports on a source familiar with the matter saying Foxconn's November shipments will be worse than expected due to new workers leaving...
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Mass resignations of iPhone workers after unrest, with report of 30% production loss

Mass resignations of iPhone workers after unrest, with report of 30% production loss

11 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

There have been mass resignations of iPhone workers following the recent unrest at the plant , caused by Foxconn failing to pay the promised recruitment bonuses, and growing fears about the COVID-19 outbreak within the plant. More than 20,000 new hires are said to have left.
An internal estimate reportedly says that more than 30% of production could be lost, with iPhone 14 production already falling way behind demand in the crucial run up to the holidays...
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Over 20,000 employees leave Foxconn, casting doubts over Apple's iPhone production capacity

Over 20,000 employees leave Foxconn, casting doubts over Apple's iPhone production capacity

11 days ago   |   By iMore

Apple's biggest manufacturing partner Foxconn has seen over 20,000 employees leave the company, which could see iPhone production slow down further.
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