Suicides

05.27.11
Foxconn worker from Chengdu factory commits suicide
05.27.11

Foxconn worker from Chengdu factory commits suicide

Sadly, a 20-year-old male employee at Foxconn (Apple's contract manufacturer for many products)...

By D. Franklin,   05.27.11
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05.05.11
Foxconn employees asked to sign 'no suicide' pledge
05.05.11

Foxconn employees asked to sign 'no suicide' pledge

English tabloid newspaper the Daily Mail is reporting that employees working for Foxconn, assemble...

By Chris Ward,   05.05.11
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07.16.10
Foxconn denies Apple subsidizing wages
07.16.10

Foxconn denies Apple subsidizing wages

Some rumors from last May that Apple was paying a part of the salary of workers in the Foxconn assem...

By Mel Martin,   07.16.10
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06.15.10
Chinese government to make Foxconn suicide findings public
06.15.10

Chinese government to make Foxconn suicide findings public

We've been struggling to wrap our heads 'round this whole Foxconn imbroglio since the beginning, an...

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06.09.10
Foxconn axes suicide compensation, relocating some production to Vietnam or Taiwan
06.09.10

Foxconn axes suicide compensation, relocating some production to Vietnam or Taiwan

At yesterday's annual shareholder meeting, Foxconn revealed that it'll no longer be compensating fa...

By R. Lai,   06.09.10
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06.01.10
Rumor: Apple paying Foxconn workers directly
06.01.10

Rumor: Apple paying Foxconn workers directly

After all of the trouble last week at Foxconn, the Chinese factory suffering from worker suicides,...

By M. Schramm,   06.01.10
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05.30.10
Top Chinese official calls for improved worker conditions in response to Foxconn deaths
05.30.10

Top Chinese official calls for improved worker conditions in response to Foxconn deaths

The highest ranking official in the Guangdong province of China has called for improved conditions...

By L. Dziuban,   05.30.10
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05.28.10
More concerns over suicides at Foxconn
05.28.10

More concerns over suicides at Foxconn

There was more bad news out of China this week -- manufacturer Foxconn (who makes quite a few parts...

By M. Schramm,   05.28.10
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05.26.10
Another death at Foxconn, CEO makes statement
05.26.10

Another death at Foxconn, CEO makes statement

Looks like Foxconn's troubles are far from over -- hiring an exorcist must not have worked, because...

By M. Schramm,   05.26.10
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