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More headaches for Apple in China as protests erupt at Foxconn  

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Two weeks after Apple warned of production delays in China amid heightened COVID-19 restrictions, the giant is facing more challenges as worker protests broke out at its largest manufacturing partner Foxconn. Hundreds of workers at the world’s largest iPhone plant in central China clashed with the police, according to videos shared over the last few days by Foxconn workers on Douyin and Kuaishou. Some videos showed workers breaking out of their dormitories and security personnel beating them. 富士康又出大事了,困在宿舍的工人冲出工厂Something happened to Foxconn, workers rushed out of the factory pic.twitter.com/8oB4Ju58Zn — China Labor Watch (@chinalaborwatch) November 20, 2022 The incident was a culmination of a weekslong COVID outbreak at iPhone’s factory in Zhengzhou where Foxconn tried to contain the spread of the virus while demanding workers to stay on the production line ahead of the holiday season. The protest appears to have a number of triggers, including workers being denied bonuses for working in a pandemic-struck environment and fears of staying in the same dorm with infectious peers. Scores of live streams featuring the protest were being taken down in real time when TechCrunch checked early Wednesday morning

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