IPhone maker announced a major reduction of staff




The world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer and main supplier of Apple, the company Foxconn Technology Group, will produce a significant reduction in staff. On Tuesday news agency reported Reuters.


The company reports that in 2010, labor costs have more than doubled, so it can no longer afford a number of employees. The number of employees is approximately 1.3 million people in the peak season of production, making it one of the largest private employers in the world.

In October, due to the high demand for iPhone and iPhone 6 6 Plus, Foxconn opened an additional set of workers at its plants in the Chinese cities of Shenzhen and Zhengzhou. But now work on assembly lines are not as appealing to the Chinese youth, but because Foxconn has faced problems in recruiting the required number of additional workers. Number of employees that the company plans to reduce, not called.

First Foxconn is often at the center of scandals due to mass suicides among workers. Suicides were the main reason for the repeated increase of salaries to personnel. In particular, in 2010, revenue collectors electronics almost doubled, the average salary of an ordinary employee of the company was $ 299.


The next significant increase in wages occurred in 2012. Then Foxconn increased remuneration by 25%.

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