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China: Foxconn says it has stopped interns from working overtime, following reports of interns working 11-hour days in iPhone factory

Author: BBC, Published on: 5 December 2017

"Foxconn stops interns' illegal overtime at iPhone X factory", 23 November 2017

Foxconn, a main supplier for Apple's iPhone, says it has stopped interns from working illegal overtime at its factory in China... The Foxconn Technology Group, which operates an internship programme at the Chinese factory, told the BBC in a statement that it took "immediate action to ensure that no interns are carrying out any overtime work"...It comes after a Financial Times report found at least six students worked 11-hour days at its iPhone X plant in Henan province.... "Apple is dedicated to ensuring everyone in our supply chain is treated with the dignity and respect they deserve," the firm said in a statement. "We know our work is never done and we'll continue to do all we can to make a positive impact and protect workers in our supply chain."

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