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Foxconn confirms worker riot at Taiyuan factory

The Apple supplier claims a fight between workers escalated into a riot that required police intervention.

By Sep. 23, 2012

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Foxconn guards loom over Taiyuan workers, report says

The company's security teams are reportedly wearing riot helmets and holding plastic shields as they march around the facility.

By Sep. 27, 2012

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Apple supplier Foxconn: Production will resume tomorrow

Production at the Taiyuan factory was halted due to a riot that occurred last night. Foxconn says there were no employees deaths related to the incident.

By Sep. 24, 2012

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Foxconn factory resumes production after huge riot

One-day closure after melee involving 2,000 workers won't affect supply to clients, a spokesman for the China-based company tells Reuters.

By Sep. 24, 2012

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Foxconn riot spurs pledge on overtime pay

The Chinese company says that it will make overtime payments as it promised, and that it doesn't expect the melee to impact iPhone 5 shipments.

By Sep. 26, 2012

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Up to 4,000 Foxconn workers strike in iPhone 5 factory

The workers have been asked for higher standards without adequate training, according to a report.

By Oct. 6, 2012

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Key Apple supplier Foxconn slows down its hiring

The manufacturer tells CNET it has slowed down its hiring due to a high rate of employee return after the Chinese New Year. The Financial Times says Foxconn has actually frozen recruitment due to slowing demand for the iPhone 5.

By Feb. 20, 2013

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Apple's Chinese suppliers still exploiting workers, says report

A report from a Hong-Kong watchdog group accuses suppliers of "military-style management of workers," despite Apple's code of conduct.

By Feb. 27, 2013

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Foxconn reportedly installing robots to replace workers

Following a rash of suicides and criticism of factory working conditions, the Taiwanese hardware maker announced the move last year, saying it was designed to improve efficiency and combat rising labor costs.

By Nov. 13, 2012

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Riots, suicides, and other issues in Foxconn's iPhone factories

What makes life hard at the giant plants that make iPhones and other staples of high-tech life? CNET's Jay Greene traveled to China to find out.

By Sep. 25, 2012