Another Foxconn Employee Jumps to his Death
Yet another Foxconn employee jumped to his death today just after CEO Terry Gou brought the media an a tour of the facilities. From RTHK via Shanghaiist:
The twelfth employee to jump from Foxconn’s Shenzhen plant this year became the tenth person to plunge to his death at the factory just now around 11pm. Earlier in the day, Foxconn CEO Terry Gou arrived in Shenzhen to bring the media for a tour around the factory’s recreational facilities said to be available to employees […]. He bowed multiple times for the “unstoppable tragedies”, adding that he was willing to stop making Foxconn employees sign the non-suicide pact.
Shanghaiist earlier translated the non-suicide pact the company is asking workers to sign.
See also “Foxconn shows off China plant after suicides” from AP.