Workers in running battles with police in protests at largest iPhone factory in China

Police in China have dealt out beatings to workers protesting over working conditions and pay at the biggest factory for iPhones, as the country tries to contain a surge in Covid-19 cases. Videos online showed thousands of people in masks facing rows of police in white protective suits with plastic riot shields. Police kicked and … Read more

Protests break out at Covid-hit iPhone factory in China

Large-scale protests broke out at Foxconn’s vast iPhone factory in Zhengzhou, central China, images circulating on Weibo and Twitter appeared to show. Videos on Wednesday showed hundreds of workers marching on a road in daylight, with some being confronted by a row of riot police and people in hazmat suits. Some videos showed workers complaining … Read more

China iPhone factory quadruples bonuses to workers amid anger over Covid curbs

Apple supplier Foxconn said it has quadrupled bonuses on offer for workers at its Zhengzhou plant in central China as it seeks to quell discontent over Covid curbs and retain staff at the giant iPhone manufacturing site. Daily bonuses for employees, who are part of a Foxconn unit responsible for making electronics including smartphones at … Read more

Video appears to show Chinese factory workers fleeing Covid-19 lockdown – video

Unverified videos shared on Chinese social media showed people who are allegedly workers at the Foxconn plant climbing over fences and carrying their belongings along a road.  Workers from China’s largest iPhone factory have reportedly been fleeing the factory amid fears of full-scale lockdowns in Covid-hit Zhengzhou. Foxconn, an Apple supplier headquartered in Taiwan, has about 200,000 … Read more

China braces for wave of workers fleeing iPhone factory in Covid-hit Zhengzhou

Cities in central China have hastily drawn up plans to isolate migrant workers fleeing to their hometowns from the country’s largest iPhone factory, amid fears they will spread coronavirus after leaving the plant in Covid-hit Zhengzhou. Videos shared on Chinese social media show people who are allegedly workers at the Foxconn plant climbing over fences … Read more

Selena Gomez Visited Rare Beauty’s Factory and Made a Total Mess

Selena Gomez is so hands-on with her brand Rare Beauty that she’s even donning a white lab coat and taking her turn in the factory.  After her trip to France, the star jetted off to Italy and shared a TikTok of her visit to the Rare Beauty factory, where she helped the team fill bottles of the Positive … Read more