Chinese students claim they worked illegal overtime making the iPhone X

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A report in the Financial Times claims Apple has employed teenaged students to manufacture iPhone X components and that those students worked illegal overtime. Additionally, according to one of the students cited in the report, a school had students working at the factory as part of their educational programs.

The report cited only six workers out of the thousands working at the facility. But Apple and Foxconn have acknowledged that cases of illegal overtime did occur and that they are taking action to address the situation.

Apple provided the following statement to Ars:

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