“Hon Hai has a workforce of over one million worldwide and as human beings are also animals, to manage one million animals gives me a headache.”
- Foxconn CEO Terry Gou at an annual family day for staff at the Taipei Zoo.
Via the Financial Times
Foxconn began as a tradename of Hon Hai and then became a subsidiary employing more than 1,200,000 people.
From the Daily Mail:
2,000 in staff riot at iPhone's Chinese 'sweatshop' factory after 'guard beats up worker'
- Riot at factory in northern China started at 11pm and lasted four hours
- A total of 50 police officers were called in to bring riot under control
- In March factory workers went on strike over pay and working conditions