Apple and its supply chain partner Foxconn have successfully lobbied for labor changes in India as Apple continues to shift more production into the country. According to a report from the Financial Times, these changes increase the number of hours factories can operate, nearly double the amount of allowed overtime, and more.
Apple and Foxconn in India
Today’s report indicates that Foxconn and Apple were two of the primary drivers behind lobbying for these labor changes in India. One of the biggest changes introduced is that “two-shift production” can now take place in India, something that has long been the standard in China.