30% pay rise for Foxconn production line workers

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  • Thursday, 03 Jun 2010

TAIPEI: Production line workers at iPhone maker Foxconn’s southern China manufacturing hub will get a 30% pay rise, after a string of deaths at the site focused attention on working conditions in a region experiencing growing labour unrest.

Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry, owner of Foxconn, said yesterday that the cash component of wages would rise by 30% effective immediately, more than the 20% rise the company had talked about late last month.

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