Journalist infiltrates factory of Foxconn iPhone 5 and find the problems always denied
The TV show ‘Envoye special’ France 2 TV channel-French public-conducted research at the Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou City, in charge of manufacturing the iPhone 5, infiltrating a journalist among company workers and finding almost the same old problems.
According to the report, the company employees who were newly occupied bedrooms under construction and had no elevators, water or electricity (which is even a head of the company stating that eight employees were killed by fire caused by a short circuit), apparently because focused in manufacturing production lines at the expense of good build housing.
The reporter also met with students, but were older, were recruited with extremely low wages and did not want to work there, but their school administrators told them they would lose their diplomas if they did not accept that job.
In addition, many workers said that much of his monthly salary of $290 is going to pay the company for the bedroom, insurance and food (one in particular said that only earned $ 340 after a year of work). There are even employees who must pay $ 7 for a psychological test to identify suicidal employees.
Links:Apple, Foxconn, iPhone 5, Zhengzhou Technoloy Park