Severe iPhone Shortage Expected Worldwide as Thousands of Workers Quit Biggest Manufacturer
Severe iPhone Shortage Expected Worldwide as Thousands of Workers. Quit Biggest Manufacturer Foxconn is the largest iPhone maker is being shattered this week by the workers’ frustration has escalated into protests that led to fights with security officials.
According to the report, Foxconn later apologized for an unrelated technical issue related to pay. It was discovered after recruiting the most recent batch, which claimed they were deceived about the benefits of compensation. According to reports, the company given each of the new employees who are protesting CNY $10,000 (around 1400 dollars) to leave and quit the premises.
It was interesting to note that the offer appeared to be over efficient, given reports that more than 20,000 employees took the offer, leading to massive resignation.
It is important to note that the employees who resigned were mostly fresh recruits who were not yet working in manufacturing and were taking the cash and fleeing to the lucrative deal. Severe iPhone Shortage Expected Worldwide as Thousands of Workers. It is important to note that more than 200 thousand employees had already been employed at the facility prior to the crisis onset.
This change, the massive resignation could be devastating to the production of iPhones, and in turn shipping. On November 7, Apple predicted that it would deliver less iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max units than it originally anticipated.
Also, on November 14, Best Buy issued a similar announcement about the dearth of premium iPhones in the Christmas (Christmas) period.
According to Reuters, Foxconn stated that the incident had a significant impact on the image of its company but did not have any effect on its performance since the people who resigned were mostly new employees who had not been properly trained or started working.