Published in: HomeOn the border: Foxconn in Mexico
Foxconn, the biggest electronic manufacturer worldwide, has strong assembly operations in Ciudad Juarez, on the Mexico-US border. With abundant migrant labor-force, extreme social violence and multinational production are among the main factors that characterize this operation.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?The fox at Europe’s door: Foxconn in Turkey
Foxconn came under the global media spotlight a few years ago when nearly twenty workers at its Chinese factory killed themselves by jumping off their dormitory roofs. This is an investigation into their new factory in western Turkey.
Published in: HomeChina may be far away but Foxconn is on our doorstep
Drawing on support from permissive governments, multinational manufacturer Foxconn has set up shop in Central Europe. Yet the transitory nature of the many migrant workers employed in these factories will have serious consequences for the future of labour in Europe.