The company Foxconn has dismissed about 50 of the thousands of contract workers of the factory in Zhengzhou, which was engaged in the Assembly of the iPhone. The first wave of cuts began in October 2018. This was reported by the newspaper Nikkei.
According to the source, this reduction is not something out of the ordinary, but began several months earlier than in past years. The source noted that the main difference lay in the fact that the workers, the Assembly line began to fire until the end of the year.
Usually Foxconn updates the contract workers every month from August to January, and then the number of workers is shrinking as production rates fall seasonal iPhone. In 2018, the reduction began three months earlier.
Earlier in the network there were reports that Apple has repeatedly reduced the volume Assembly orders for the iPhone 2018, as the demand for them was lower than expected.
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