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Wuhan🇨🇳China💥 strike

Strike of workers at Foxconn factory that make Xbox consoles

Workers at a Foxconn factory in Wuhan that assemble Xbox video game consoles protests over a job dispute. Estimates ranged from 80 to 200 workers involved in the strike. Foxconn announced it was close the production line for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 console and transfer some workers to other roles, but then reneged on paying severance to other workers. Workers climbed onto the roof of a factory dormitory, with some threatening to jump to their deaths. This follows collective actions in factories that produce technology for other companies, including Apple.

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