“Worker brawl closes Foxconn plant”

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  • Worker brawl closes Foxconn plant

  • HONG KONG -- A large-scale incident involving some 2,000 Foxconn Technology Group factory workers has forced the closure of one of the tech supplier's plants in China, the company confirmed Monday. The company described the incident as a "personal dispute between several employees" that escalated to include thousands of people. Some 40 people were taken to the hospital. According to the statement from Foxconn, it took 5,000 local police to gain control of the situation by 3 a.m., some four hours after the dispute began. Foxconn employs 79,000 workers at the facility. Production at the plant has been halted, but Foxconn said in a second statement that the factory will resume activity on Tuesday.

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