Monday, 1 August 2011

Foxconn hiring a million robots. How secure is your job if Chinese workers are losing their's?

Foxconn, employing 1.3 million workers in China, supplies iPhone and iPods and much more.  They are ramping up from 10,000 robots to 1,000,000 robots in three year's time.   Financial Times
This may not translate into many layoffs, just fewer new hires as they expand.
Foxconn workers
Read Factory Girls by Leslie Chang  to get an idea just what hardworking hustlers these workers are.

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