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Foxconn Acknowledges Worker Dispute, But Denies Strike Over iPhone 5

Foxconn Acknowledges Worker Dispute, But Denies Strike Over iPhone 5

The riot resulted in broken windows at the Foxconn factory.

Following reports of a riot between 4,000 employees earlier this month, Foxconn has acknowledged that two disputes between workers did take place at one of its Chinese plants. However, the company has denied claims of a strike over iPhone 5 production pressures, and says that production is on schedule.

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Staff At French Apple Store Threatening To Strike Over Pay On iPhone 5 Launch Day

Staff At French Apple Store Threatening To Strike Over Pay On iPhone 5 Launch Day

An Apple retail store in Opéra, Paris.

If you live in Paris, France, and you’re hoping to bag an iPhone 5 from your local Apple store on Friday morning, you may get there to find that it’s closed. Workers at two Parisian stores are reportedly threatening to strike over pay on what could be Apple’s busiest retail day in the company’s history.

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