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Report: Mass Suicide Threats at Xbox 360 Plant
Posted By admin On January 11, 2012 @ 3:28 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
January 11, 2012
On Jan. 2, over 300 employees at a Foxconn plant in Wuhan, China threatened to throw themselves off a building in a mass suicide. Foxconn makes Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony products. These workers manufacture Xbox 360s.
According to Chinese anti-government website China Jasmine Revolution (viaWatch China Times), the workers were protesting denied compensation they were promised.
On Jan. 2, the workers asked for a raise. Foxconn told them they could either keep their jobs with no pay increase or quit and get compensation. Most decided to quit with compensation. However, the agreement was supposedly terminated, and the workers never received their payments.
Website Record China  reported that the uproar the incident actually caused Xbox 360 production to be temporarily suspended.
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 kotaku.com: http://kotaku.com/
 Record China: http://www.recordchina.co.jp/group.php?groupid=57752
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