Concerned Residents of Mount Pleasant need to be aware that Foxconn has proven itself to be an irresponsible Corporation which actively exploits it’s workers, pays substandard wages, demands excessive overtime, often breaks it’s promises, and seeks to replace Human workers with Robots. It is NOT a good fit for Mount Pleasant, WI and should look elsewhere for the slave wage labor it demands.
From The Guardian:
The company doesn’t have a great track record of keeping its job-creation promises, for one. Then there’s the issue of worker conditions in China
The announcement by the Taiwanese giant Foxconn that it will build an LCD-manufacturing facility in Wisconsin worth an estimated $10bn was met with considerable fanfare.
But the state has a troubled history in matters of economic development, and the company, a supplier to Apple, Google, Amazon and other tech giants, has a lackluster record when it comes to fulfilling its promises. The news should raise red flags.
The deal, backers say, will create 13,000 jobs in six years – in return for a reported $3bn in state subsidies. Only 3,000 of those jobs will come immediately. Furthermore, the Washington Post has reported that Foxconn has a track record of breaking such job-creation promises. In 2013, the company announced plans to hire 500 people and invest $30m in Pennsylvania. The plan fizzled out.
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