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Foxconn replacing people begins by robots

Foxconn replacing people begins by robots

A year ago, it was reported that Foxconn would add one million robots to the workforce , to the detriment of the of the hands of people of flesh and blood. Thus the devices company Nintendo, Intel, Apple, and many other brands, would also get rid of the controversies surrounding the mistreatment of their workers .

The promised day arrived, and today it was revealed that the company is already installing the first to replace people in repetitive tasks. An example of that is given by a man named Zhang, who was two years working on a line where components were installed PC motherboards: “There were about 20 or 30 people in that line before, but after I added the robots , down to five people, the only press buttons and make the machines run, “said the individual.

With this, will save money, promises to make better products and of course, prevent your employees commit suicide by abuse and low wages that dominate the labor market in Eastern countries.

Link: Foxconn Replacing workers with robots begins ahead of U.S. expansion (The Verge)

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