The sign inside Li Zhong Human Resources near Foxconn’s factory in Zhengzhou highlighted that it did not accept applications from China’s Uygur and Tibetan minorities. Photo: Cissy Zhou

iPhone maker distances itself from ‘unauthorised’ agency discriminating against China’s Uygur and Tibetan ethnic minorities

  • Li Zhong Human Resources near Foxconn’s factory in Zhengzhou said it did not accept applications from workers from China’s Uygur and Tibetan minorities
  • Foxconn alerted local government officials to the ‘possible illicit activity’ near the world’s largest iPhone assembly plant in China’s Henan province
Topic |   China economy

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The sign inside Li Zhong Human Resources near Foxconn’s factory in Zhengzhou highlighted that it did not accept applications from China’s Uygur and Tibetan minorities. Photo: Cissy Zhou
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Workers at Foxconn’s Yukang dormitory compound in Zhengzhou queue up to resign from their jobs which attract a basic salary of 2,100 yuan (US$314) per month. Photo: Cissy Zhou/SCMP

Foxconn, a tale of slashed salaries, disappearing benefits and mass resignations as iPhone orders dry up

  • Workers line up on a daily basis to leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly plant in China’s Henan province as overtime opportunities plunge
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook announced in January a 5 per cent fall in fourth quarter revenue, attributed in large part to weaker demand for new iPhones in China
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Workers at Foxconn’s Yukang dormitory compound in Zhengzhou queue up to resign from their jobs which attract a basic salary of 2,100 yuan (US$314) per month. Photo: Cissy Zhou/SCMP
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