Riot At Foxconn Facility In Taiyuan Leads To Closing The Plant

Posted on Sep 24 2012 - 4:17am by Editorial Staff

Reports emerged out this morning revealing that riots broke out at Foxconn’s manufacturing facilities in Taiyuan early on Monday, although the riots not because of trouble between employees and management, but conflicting account described it as either an altercation between security guards and workers or even fight between workers.

The company said in a statement to Reuters that the fight arouse when a security guard hit the worker hard, the statement are as follows:  “The fight is over now … we’re still investigating the cause of the fight and the number of people involved,” the spokesman said, noting that the incident took place in the workers’ dormitories. The manufacturer plans to release a full statement later in the day.

There are no words on which facilities were affected at Foxconn’s facility but in Taiyuan at Foxconn facility, the company employes 79,000 workers and produces components for consumer electronics, automobiles and precision moldings.

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