The Associated Press reporter learned that Foxconn recently reached an agreement with Vanke through Shenzhen Longhua Talent and Housing Co., Ltd., and the Foxconn Shenzhen Longhua Plant's Wanke Gangtou Xinweizi City Suburban Reconstruction Project near Shenzhen’s Longhua Plant Area will have some houses available as an accommodation for people to provide Foxconn. Employee.
Foxconn issued an internal e-mail recently to inform employees that they can apply for housing at a price of about 60% of the market price. Currently, employees have applied for registration.
Vanke's relevant person confirmed the matter to the financial association. It claimed that the remaining 40% of the difference was subsidized by the Talent Retirement Group. Currently, the number of Foxconn homes has not been determined. Foxconn employees told reporters that general workers may not be able to apply. ” (Financial Association reporter Yang Yiyi)
On June 11, the media reported that because Vanke entered Foxconn's reconstruction of the Qinghu Village in the north gate of Longhua Plant in Shenzhen, Foxconn employees said that “Vanke’s attack was rampant,” and they feared that housing prices would skyrocket after Vanke’s transformation.
Foxconn employees posted an “Open Letter to Foxconn employees” on the factory site, stating that the current single-room rent has reached 700-800 yuan/month, which already accounts for one-third of the salary, and the rent after being transformed by Vanke will double or triple. Foxconn employees demanded higher wages to keep up with the increase in rent.
On the evening of June 11, Vanke responded and will work hard to maintain a stable monthly rent for individual apartments.
On June 12, the Foxconn union issued a statement in response to recent requests for Shenzhen employees to increase their wages.
The Foxconn union stated in its statement that the relevant units of the group have learned and conducted investigations in response to employees’ difficulties in renting in the surrounding villages and villages reflected in the group’s appeal channels; the follow-up group’s trade unions will actively assist employees and do the same with the government. Communities and communication with third-party developers.
However, in addition to the statement released by Foxconn Labor Union, Foxconn did not directly respond to employees’ salary increases.