Apple Confirms High School Students Worked Illegally to Assemble iPhone X Phones

Financial Times reports on Tuesday that Foxconn, Apple’s main supplier in Asia, forced high school students to work overtime on the iPhone X assembly line. Both Apple and Foxconn confirmed the news.

Six students, aged between 17 and 19, from Zhengzhou Urban Rail Transit School who reported the illegal work were initially told that they have to work at least three months in the factory if they want to be hired there after graduation. However, Apple discovered that the students were sometimes forced to work overtime.

“We are being forced by our school to work here. The work has nothing to do with our studies,” said Ms Yang, an 18-years-old student that worked at Foxconn for a few months assembling up to 1,200 cameras a day for Apple’s 10th anniversary iPhone model, the iPhone X, which is currently company’s flagship device.

The students were part of a total of 3,000 others sent from Zhengz… (read more)

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