China local government helping Foxconn hire villagers after exodus: Report

Published on Nov 19, 2022 01:41 PM IST

Covid In China: The Henan government ordered officials across the province to recruit new assembly-line workers for the Apple supplier, the report said.

Covid In China: The logo of Foxconn is seen outside the company's building.(Reuters)
Covid In China: The logo of Foxconn is seen outside the company's building.(Reuters)
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Chinese authorities are helping Foxconn Technology Group repopulate its iPhone assembly lines after the Apple Inc. partner suffered a workers’ exodus from its central China plant late last month amid a Covid-19 outbreak, the Financial Times reported.

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The Henan government ordered officials across the province to recruit new assembly-line workers for the Apple supplier, the report said. Foxconn also raised wages and offered bonuses to attract and retain workers after the exodus, according to the FT.

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