Foxconn hires additional 18,000 new employees. With the decline of manufacturing orders iPhone 7 current employees are transferred to the Assembly of the products of other companies. Many is not arranged because of the lower pay and security and they are fired from Foxconn.
Foxconn will recruit graduates (12,000 people) and graduates of high schools and vocational colleges (6000 people). New staff will be provided with specially designed three-year course.
Foxconn intends to grow them experts in various fields and new leaders. According to CEO Terry GOU, beginners should start with the easiest positions to develop their knowledge in the field of production, R & d, design and so on. And the wages of such employees in the first phase will be $350 with the possibility of increasing to $580 in the case of overtime.
Such a number of vacancies were formed in the factories of Foxconn due to the reduction of the production of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, says DigiTimes. As the Christmas season has passed, and the sale of devices in the next few quarters will decline, Foxconn has reduced production volumes.
Therefore, workers engaged in assembling Apple devices, it was necessary to transfer on other lines. But many chose to quit, instead of working on the lines with the worst safety and for less pay.