While the Chinese government’s ‘zero-tolerance’ COVID policy has deprived workers of income, mismanagement by Apple’s supplier, Foxconn, means that remaining employment opportunities are full of exploitation and unfair treatment,” Li told the Star.
The person challenged the government to make public Covid’s fatality rates, compare Covid’s death rates to common influenza, assess the cost of continuing with its Covid Zero policy if the virus cannot be fully eradicated, explain why it is continuing with mass testing, explain the criteria for the restrictions, explain why the mainland has strict restrictions while Hong Kong is almost at pre-pandemic conditions, and to clearly state the effectiveness of the virus given people keep getting infected even after getting jabbed.
We were scared’: Workers at Foxconn .. many fled the factory before the ‘Lock IN’ took effect.
The company attempted to compensate for the fleeing workers by offering huge bonuses and other incentives to the workers that remained. The local government also brought in new workers in an attempt to keep the facility running.WeChat censors posts as workers continue protests against iPhone factory and Zero-Covid restrictions – The Free