Report: 2 More Foxconn Workers Commit Suicide PDF Print E-mail
Written by Chelsey Drysdale   
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 14:14

ZHENGZHOU, CHINA – Two Foxconn workers jumped from their dorm buildings to their deaths at the firm’s plant here on Apr. 24 and 27, according to published reports.

The alleged victims were a 24-year-old male and a 23-year-old female. The male worker was hired Apr. 21 and had completed training Apr. 23. The female employee had been with the electronics firm for about six months.

A "silent mode" rule that bans workers from discussing anything unrelated to work at a volume loud enough for a third party to hear is being blamed, reports say.

The Zhengzhou plant may have abolished the rule as a result of the suicides.



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