We have received the following extraordinary account from Indian trade unionists. Foxconn was the target of an earlier LabourStart campaign -- at its factory in China, where the Apple iPhone is produced, there was a rash of worker suicides. Now the same company is employing ruthless union-bashing tactics in India.
Protesting against this all the workers went on strike from 24th September.
On 9th October around 500 workers along with A Soundararajan, general secretary of Tamil Nadu state committee of CITU, E Muthukumar, secretary of the Kancheepuram district committee of CITU were arrested and put in prison. Full story...