One Foxconn factory has reportedly replaced 60,000 workers with robots
A new report claims Foxconn, which assembles iPhones for Apple, has replaced 60,000 of its 110,000 workers at one of its Chinese factories with robots.
According to The South China Morning Post, the changes were made to the Foxconn plant in Kunshan:
In a statement sent to the BBC, Foxconn did state it was using robotics more "to replace repetitive tasks previously done by employees". It added:
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