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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 September 27, 2012

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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 September 23, 2012

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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 February 27, 2013

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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 February 20, 2013

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Workplace dispute roils Foxconn supplier in China

The contract manufacturer, which makes iPhones and other consumer electronics, acknowledges a "workplace issue" at a factory run by a supplier that reportedly makes iPhone connectors and other goods.

By January 13, 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 November 13, 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 September 24, 2012

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Foxconn confirms dispute between workers at China factory

Major Apple device manufacturer says a dispute occurred between factory line workers and quality assurance personnel at a plant in China, The Wall Street Journal reports.

By October 7, 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 October 6, 2012

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Foxconn workers reportedly strike over iPhone quality demands

Workers at a key Foxconn facility producing iPhones went on strike earlier today, according to a report from a Chinese watchdog group.

By October 5, 2012