Foxconn, the high-profile electronics company that builds Apple’s iPhone and other products in China, is back in the headlines after workers rioted at its Taiyaun factory. Foxconn has attracted attention in the past for poor working conditions and a series of employee suicides.
Fang Zhongyang, one of the factory workers, told Bloomberg Businessweek that “The guards here use gangster style to manage. We are not against following rules, but you have to tell us why. They won’t explain things, and we feel like we cannot communicate with them.”
On Friday, a labor rights group reported that Foxconn workers had gone on strike over production demands for the iPhone 5; the company denied there was a strike.
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