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Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

>> Thousands of workers at a plant of Apple parts maker Foxconn in China went on strike on October 5 to protest their working conditions related to production of the iPhone 5, The Guardian reports.

Employees walked out of the plant at Zhengzhou, saying Foxconn and Apple had “raised overly strict demands on product quality” without providing adequate training. China Labor Watch, a labour rights group which monitors factory conditions in China, said the strike came as Foxconn also forced employees to work on public holidays. Foxconn has denied that its workers went on strike.

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