Foxconn,suicide

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)...

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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...

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11.17.10
Brazilian billionaire wants Apple manufacturing contract
11.17.10

Brazilian billionaire wants Apple manufacturing contract

AppleInsider reports that Brazilian billionare Eike Batista, who made his $27 billion fortune in the...

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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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06.02.10
Foxconn increases wages by 30 percent as deaths continue to mount
06.02.10

Foxconn increases wages by 30 percent as deaths continue to mount

According to Reuters, Foxconn will be raising worker wages an additional 10% from the original 20%...

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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...

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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...

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05.28.10
Foxconn raising wages, relocating 20 percent of Shenzhen workers closer to home (updated)
05.28.10

Foxconn raising wages, relocating 20 percent of Shenzhen workers closer to home (updated)

After a string of highly localized suicides at Foxconn's manufacturing campus captured the world's...

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