News tagged with suicides

13th Foxconn worker reportedly attempts suicide

(AP) -- A Foxconn Technology worker tried to kill himself Thursday, becoming the 13th person to commit suicide or attempt to do so this year at the company, which makes high-tech products for industry giants such as Apple, ...

dateMay 27, 2010 in Business
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Foxconn opens plant to reporters after suicides

(AP) -- The head of the giant electronics company whose main facility in China has been battered by a string of worker suicides opened the plant's gates to scores of reporters Wednesday, hours after saying that intense media ...

dateMay 26, 2010 in Business
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Foxconn defends labor practices after 8th suicide

(AP) -- Taiwan's Foxconn Technology, a contract maker of the iPhone and other consumer electronics, insisted Wednesday its treatment of workers is world class after a female employee became the company's eighth Chinese worker ...

dateMay 12, 2010 in Business
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