Foxconn workers in Beijing on strike over end-of-year bonus and pay-rise

January 22nd, over a thousand workers of the "Phase III assembly line" of a Foxconn production site located in the Technological Develop Zone, Daxing District, Beijing, China, went on strike. They assembled at the canteen, complaining against the factory’s refusal to give away year-end bonus and denial of pay-rise. The management's efforts to comfort the workers and did not resolve the matter as no concrete replies were to the workers' queries the workers were angered. The situation remained in a stalemate and the strike continued until midnight. According to news on weibo the local authorities sent in police troops to stand guard outside the factory area last night.

Foxconn workers in Beijing on strike over end-of-year bonus and pay-rise

Over a thousand workers of the "Phase III assembly line" of a Foxconn production site located in the Technological Develop Zone, Daxing District, Beijing, went on strike. They assembled at the canteen, complaining against the factory’s refusal to give away year-end bonus and denial of pay-rise. The management's efforts to comfort the workers and did not resolve the matter as no concrete replies were to the workers' queries the workers were angered. The situation remained in a stalemate and the strike continued until midnight. According to news on weibo the local authorities sent in police troops to stand guard outside the factory area last night.