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1 Jul 2024

The Hindu

India: Foxconn responds to local government inquiry over allegations of excluding married female job applicants

" iPhone maker Foxconn responds to hiring row, says 25% of new hires are married women", 27 June 2024

Apple iPhone maker Foxconn has informed the government that 25% of its new hires are married women and its safety protocol, which requires all employees to avoid wearing metal irrespective of gender or religion, is not discriminatory...


In an informal note shared with the government after reports suggested it is not hiring married women, Foxconn stated that such stipulations are not part of its policy and these claims may have been made by those individuals who were not hired, sources said.