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Apple seeks reform to India's labor laws to diversify beyond China

Apple is seeking changes in India's labor laws as part of its effort to expand local production, and regional govts are yielding to its request as they are eager to snatch iPhone assembly from China

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-By Sankalp Phartiyal

(Bloomberg) --Apple Inc. is seeking changes in India’s labor laws as part of its effort to expand local production, and regional governments are yielding to its request as they are eager to snatch iPhone assembly from China.
 
India’s southern Tamil Nadu state, where Apple’s top supplier Foxconn Technology Group operates the nation’s largest iPhone plant, is considering passing new rules that will make factory shifts more flexible, people familiar with the matter said. 

Executives from Apple and the Indian Cellular and Electronics Association lobby group — which represents the US company as well its suppliers such as

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First Published: Mar 21 2023 | 7:24 PM IST

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