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Workers at iPhone supplier in China protest unpaid bonuses

Workers at iPhone supplier in China protest unpaid bonuses

Hundreds of workers streamed through dark streets, blocking an entrance to an Apple iPhone supplier's factory in eastern China to protest unpaid bonuses and factory reassignments, two witnesses and a U.S. nonprofit group said Thursday.

Jabil Inc., which runs the Green Point factory in Wuxi city, maintains that only 20 to 40 employees were actually protesting and the rest were night-shift workers trying to enter the factory, but vowed to take corrective action over the wage dispute.

“As long as they can present evidence of promises by brokers we will help them to get paid,” said a spokeswoman for U.S.-based Jabil, Lydia Huang.

Jabil, in a statement late Thursday, said...

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