Apple’s main iPhone manufacturer in China is asked to cancel employee holidays and begin mandatory overtime with additional bonuses for now-serving employees, according to information received from employees, recruitment advertisements and local media.
The factory’s iPhone assembly unit has reportedly offered a 10,000 yuan ($ 1,466) bonus for any employee starting after September 18, which lasts for at least 90 days and works for at least 55 days. Does. For those who joined after September 26, the bonus was 8,500 yuan ($ 1,246).
Many employees have been asked to cancel the holidays around this week’s Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day to ensure timely delivery of the new iPhone, with initial shipments going out to distributors on October 5 Is rumored, Apple’s iPhone-centric event is rumored to follow on October 13.
Due to production delays due to the global health crisis, dates for Apple are later than usual. But as with any other year, Foxconn requires multiple hands on deck at its factory in Zhengzhou to assist with mass production of upcoming iPhones.
Apple is widely expected to announce four iPhone 12 models, including 5.4-inch models, two 6.1-inch models and 6.7-inch models, all with OLED displays and 5G connectivity. The more affordable 5.4 and 6.1 inch devices are expected to overtake the more expensive 6.1 inch and 6.7 inch Pro devices, which are due in November.
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