Suicide at Foxconn Factory Still Continues
As quoted from PatentlyApple, Sunday (05/19/2013), this tragedy occurred at Zhengzhou factory, where assembled iPhone. Reported, the employee who died this was the third employee of the same plant that jumps off the building in the last 20 days.
The reason behind the suicide is not yet clear. But some suspect the incident was related to the policy of "silent mode", in which the workers will be laid off under threat if they talk at work.
Previously, China Labor Watch also reports on the same will be the case, but the incidence of suicides occurred in Huizhou factory owned by Samsung.
Apple itself actually suduh will intervene poor working conditions at Foxconn. In addition to Apple CEO Tim Cook himself had visited the Foxconn factory directly for informal discussion about the job situation there, Apple also have split their order between Foxconn and Pegatron.