Foxconn reportedly employed students to work overtime illegally to assemble the iPhone X

Foxconn has been employing students illegally to work overtime at its factories to assemble the iPhone X, reports the Financial Times. Six high school students told the publication they regularly work 11-hour days assembling the device, which is illegal for student interns under China’s laws. The students were between 17 to 19 years old, and said they were told they had to work at the factory for three months as a requirement to graduate. One student told the FT they were being forced to work there, and that the work had nothing to do with their studies. The student also claimed to have assembled up to 1,200 iPhone X cameras a day.

According to the FT, Apple and Foxconn said they had discovered cases of student interns working overtime,…

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