Foxconn workers want salary boost

Josh Peterson Contributor
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March 30 (Bloomberg) — Foxconn Technology Group workers would rather boost their salaries, bonuses and training before cutting hours or improving conditions, according to an audit of Apple Inc.’s biggest manufacturer.

Current wages aren’t sufficient to cover “basic needs,” said 64 percent of the more than 35,000 employees surveyed at three Foxconn plants by the Fair Labor Association. When asked which changes they’d make first, 60 percent said they would raise salaries and 42 percent said they would increase bonuses or living allowances.

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