Foxconn apologises for pay issue after protests at iPhone factory

Foxconn apologises for pay issue after protests at iPhone factory

APPLE's iPhone partner Foxconn yesterday apologised for a pay-related "technical error" when hiring new staff at the Covid-battered Zhengzhou plant. Protests erupted this week across the world's biggest iPhone factory, with videos circulating on social media of workers taking action against strict lockdown measures and pay issues. Foxconn said in a statement yesterday: "Our team has been looking into the matter and discovered a technical error occurred during the onboarding process". The firm apologised and said "actual pay" was guaranteed. …