Manufacturer of Apple’s iPhone, Foxconn said that it has found underage interns, some of them as young as 14 working at one of its factories in China. The Foxconn Technology Group on October 16, 2012 said that the interns were found by a company investigation, which is at its factory in the eastern city of Yantai.
After the investigation, the students were immediately sent back to their schools. In China the minimum legal working age is 16. The manufacturer said that it was investigating with the schools as to how the interns were sent to the factories. In the month of August, the company faced a complaint that the schools forced the students to have a compulsory internship program.