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Apple puts supplier Wistron on notice after Indian factory violence By Reuters

Apple puts supplier Wistron on notice after Indian factory violence By Reuters
Apple puts supplier Wistron on notice after Indian factory violence

Apple said Wistron had failed to implement proper working hour management processes, which "led to payment delays for some workers in October and November"."This is a new facility and we recognise that we made mistakes as we expanded," Wistron said in a statement." Wistron said it is re-structuring its teams and setting up 24-hour hotlines for employees to make anonymous complaints.Apple said it will continue to monitor Wistron's progress on corrective action.

"Our main objective is to make sure all the workers are treated with dignity and respect, and fully compensated promptly," Apple said, adding that it continued to investigate issues at the plant, which is located some 50 km outside of the southern tech hub of Bengaluru and assembles one iPhone model.Wistron had plans to make another iPhone model at the Narasapura plant and was planning to hire up to 20,000 workers in a year's time, a source told Reuters previously.

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