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Now that's what I call a punchup


Strawballs
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2,000 workers involved in Brawl at Foxconn factory

Factory brawl

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Aitchbee

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The 2,000 workers involved will perhaps reap the benefits , triple time overtime, to churn out more apple products ... but realistically ... I think they will all be fired.

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Strawballs

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In China they could end up inside. That is one very big factory with 79,000 workers.

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Jock1e

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Almost all of the workers sleep in the factory accomodation, some used to sleep in dormitories that held over 100+. Nets were placed round the side of some of the buildings to try and save workers who jumped off the top of the buildings.

Long hours and little time off I believe they have to work 6 days a week and have to work overtime whether they want to or not.

Probably a fight with the management for better conditions.

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interzone55

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Strawballs

This is quite a small Foxconn plant.

The Shenzhen site is the size of a small city, with reports suggesting between 250,000 & 450,000 staff on site.

For a company founded less than 40 years ago, Foxconn has grown into the world's 10th biggest employer, just behind Indian Railways and the Indian Army http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17429786

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LanceAlot

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I'm glad it didn't happen in South Africa. I'd imagine the workers would have been machine-gunned by the police.

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