Thousands of workers at Wistron factory showed anger after unexplained wage cuts, defaulting and delaying of wages and increased working hours.
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Workers at the Taiwanese company's manufacturing facility in Narasapura Industrial Area in Kolar district near Bengaluru went on rampage last week over non-payment of their wages
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On 12 December, workers at the Taiwanese company's iPhone manufacturing plant in Kolar near Bengaluru had vandalised the facility over non-payment of promised wages
Apple iPhone manufacturer Wistron says it suffered losses worth Rs 437 crore due to violence in Bengaluru plant
Infrastructure worth Rs 10 crore, Rs 60 lakh worth cars and golf carts, smartphones and other gadgets worth Rs 1.5 crore suffered damage, were stolen or lost.
Workers at Wistron Corporation's manufacturing facility in Bengaluru went on a rampage on Saturday over non-payment of their wages.
Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwath Narayan said that a detailed investigation would be carried out to identify the reasons for the unrest among the workers, the situation that enraged those in the morning shift and cover aspects related to payment of salary
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Apple is reportedly considering starting the manufacture of iPhone SE at the Wistron plant in Bangalore.
Apple's senior executives and some Indian government officials have reportedly discussed the move over the last few days.
IT hardware companies expect to resume partial production this week, 100% next month if no change in govt guidelines
Members of two industry associations that are ready for resuming production activity but are apprehensive about execution of order at ground leve
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To avoid the coronavirus spread, Samsung has also shut down its largest manufacturing facility in Noida.
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Due to the lockdown, Xiaomi has postponed its Mi 10 launch that was scheduled to take place on 31 March.
The iPhone 11, XR and 7 are unaffected by the price hike, as are MacBooks, iPads and the Apple Watch.
The government wants global giants like Apple and Samsung to have a robust presence in India.
India is targeting companies including Apple, Foxconn and Wistron Corp to move away from China.
Buying an entry-level iPhone will become more expensive in India, in fact by almost Rs 8,000.
Sources state that about 100,000 units of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 are being exported every month.
Apple will apparently be revealing the final location for its first store in the next few weeks.
Taiwanese OEM, Foxconn will likely be assembling the Apple iPhone X in its new plant in Chennai.
Last week, Qualcomm secured a preliminary victory in a patent lawsuit in China that would have banned sales of some Apple iPhones there.
More than 120 new manufacturing units have created about 450,000 jobs in the mobile phone industry.