2nd labor protest stops iPhone production

The New York-based China Labor Watch has reported

The New York-based China Labor Watch has reported that 3,000 to 4,000 workers at a Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou city went on strike Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, over increased demands and having to work during an extended national holiday. This is a recruitment station in Shenzhen in southern China. (Credit: AP, 2010)

Foxconn Technology Group, the assembler of Apple Inc. iPhones, had to stop production for the second time in as many weeks after factory-line workers at one of its plants protested against increased pressure.

Foxconn employs more than 1 million workers in China and has suffered in the past three years from suicides, riots and strikes.

To improve working conditions, chairman Terry Gou...

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