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Foxconn offers staff $1,400 to leave after protests in China's iPhone city

Apple Inc.'s main global production partner said in an online notice the sum, to be paid out in two installments, will help smooth the journey home for employees

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Betty Hou and Debby Wu | Bloomberg
Foxconn Technology Group has begun offering a 10,000 yuan ($1,400) incentive to staff in China who choose to leave, an unusual decision announced after violent protests rocked the world’s largest iPhone factory.
 
Apple Inc.’s main global production partner said in an online notice the sum, to be paid out in two installments, will help smooth the journey home for employees. Many of the 200,000-plus workers at Foxconn’s main plant in Zhengzhou hail from elsewhere in the province or country. A company representative confirmed the initiative but didn’t offer further details.

The incentive, which in general exceeds a month’s wages for

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First Published: Nov 24 2022 | 8:18 AM IST

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