“On Friday, initial reports indicated that two people had jumped off a building; several stories said that in all, three workers climbed to the top of building G14,” Electronista reports. “One source suggests that the people were worried about their jobs.”
Electronista reports, “Despite the weekend reports, which included photos of the incident, a Foxconn spokesperson — Liu Kun — has denied any suicide attempts. There are no accounts of anyone dying, which may be attributable to the nets the company installed around its Shenzhen buildings a few years ago.”
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