Another Foxconn suicide confirmed, 23-year old worker plunged to his death

Foxconn, a company that has courted controversy as well as attention from around the world with a spate of suicides in the past, is back in the news – as yet another 23-year old worker decided to end his life by jumping from his apartment. Having started work at Foxconn just from last month, police are currently looking into his death. This suicide comes after Foxconn pledged to improve the company’s working conditions at its Chinese plants, after falling under the microscope of the media and worker rights groups. (more…) By Ubergizmo. Related articles: Sharp and Foxconn Team Up for Next iPhone Display Plant in China, Foxconn is reportedly investing $210 million into a new Apple production line,

Another Foxconn suicide confirmed, 23-year old worker plunged to his death

Foxconn, a company that has courted controversy as well as attention from around the world with a spate of suicides in the past, is back in the news – as yet another 23-year old ...

Thu 14 Jun 12 from Ubergizmo

Another suicide at Apple-linked manufacturing plant in China

A 23-year-old Chinese Foxconn worker jumped to his death on Wednesday -- the latest in a series of suicides at the Apple supplier?s plant.

Thu 14 Jun 12 from FOXNews

Foxconn says plant worker jumps from apartment

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Foxconn Technology Group, the main supplier of Apple Inc , said on Thursday a worker at a Chinese plant jumped from his apartment on Wednesday, the first suicide since the ...

Thu 14 Jun 12 from Reuters Technology

Foxconn staff in restaurant riot

Scores of workers from Foxconn, Apple's main manufacturer in China, riot after a row with a restaurant owner in Chengdu.

Fri 8 Jun 12 from BBC Technology

One Thousand Foxconn Workers Riot In Chengdu, China Plant

According to a brief in the Want China Times, workers in the Foxconn plant in Chengdu rioted in a male dormitory, throwing bottles, trash, and furniture after plant security came to the dormitory ...

Thu 7 Jun 12 from TechCrunch

Foxconn workers riot

Workers at a southwestern China plant of Foxconn, Apple's main manufacturer, went on the rampage this week after a dispute in a restaurant turned violent, a Chinese government website said.

Fri 8 Jun 12 from Telegraph.co.uk Tech

News Summary: Foxconn employee jumps to death

ANOTHER DEATH: Police say a Foxconn employee jumped to his death Wednesday from a company-rented apartment building in southwest China's Sichuan province.THE COUNT: At least a dozen Foxconn ...

Thu 14 Jun 12 from R&D Mag

Three months after Apple affirms changes in China, a new Foxconn suicide

Two years after a series of suicides rocked the Foxconn plant in Shenzhen, China, another worker has jumped to his death, this time in Chengdu, a city in southwest - but still central - China's ...

Thu 14 Jun 12 from Examiner

Foxconn employee jumps to death in southwest China

A Foxconn Technology Group employee jumped to his death Wednesday from a company-rented apartment building in southwest China's Sichuan province, local police said.At least a dozen Foxconn ...

Thu 14 Jun 12 from R&D Mag

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