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Workers vandalise Wistron's iPhone plant in Karnataka over unpaid salaries

The plant is located in Kolar district of the state near Bengaluru

Workers vandalise Wistron's iPhone plant in Karnataka over unpaid salaries
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Thousands of employees were seen shattering window panes, furniture, and CCTV cameras at the campus

Samreen Ahmad Bengaluru
In another employee standoff at a multinational conglomerate in Karnataka, violence broke out at Taiwanese technology giant Wistron Corporation’s Narsapura plant in Kolar district of the state near Bengaluru, which manufactures Apple iPhones apart from other IoT products.

The employees who alleged salary deductions and untimely payments damaged factory property including vehicles of officials parked at the premises. Thousands of employees were seen shattering window panes, furniture, and CCTV cameras at the campus. About 100 workers were detained on Saturday following the incident.

“This issue has lingered for over four months now. Initially, there were three shifts which were converted

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First Published: Dec 12 2020 | 4:58 PM IST

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