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Foxconn may import workers for US plant: report

AFP  |  New York 

Taiwan-based is struggling to find enough skilled workers for its planned facility in and may bring in personnel from China, reported Tuesday.

The report said Foxconn, which makes devices and components for and other tech firms, is facing a tight labor market for the manufacturing plant, which is getting some USD 3 billion in incentives from the midwestern state.

The company has pledged to hire 13,000 workers at the southern site, but some reports say the total may be lower as scales back its initial plans.

The groundbreaking for the plant was attended in June by US Donald Trump, who claimed credit for the decision by the company to locate the plant in the

Scott Walker, seeking re-election in Wisconsin, is touting the deal as an achievement but his critics claim the state will end up losing as a result of the large subsidies.

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 20:35 IST