Walker says he wants to give Foxconn a package of tax breaks and incentives worth three billion dollars over 15 years — but only if the jobs it promises materialize. Foxconn says the plant will need 13 thousand workers. CEO Terry Gou estimates their investment will be worth 10 billion dollars. “It starts today with […]
Ross Young is the CEO of Display Supply Chain Consulting. He talks about what went into the corporation’s decision to build in the United States in the first place, and how their decision will affect Wisconsin.
Brian Merchant is the author of a new book about technology production: The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone. He discusses his trip to China, where he visited a Foxconn facility known internationally for poor worker conditions.
Last week, top Republicans announced at the White House that electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn plans to build a facility in Wisconsin. They’re looking at 1,000 acre parcels of land in the southeastern part of the state, and Governor Scott Walker says they’ll employ 13,000 people. Walker scheduled a special legislative session to pass a series […]
The package of incentives includes $3 billion for the company over 15 years, but only as long as the 13,000 jobs Foxconn says it will bring materialize. Assembly Republican leaders say they hope the bill will hit the Assembly floor by mid-August. Representative Adam Neylon is chair of the Assembly committee on jobs and the […]
President Trump announced last week that Taiwan-based Foxconn is going to look at Wisconsin to create a 1,000-acre campus. Since then, legislators have laid out the benefits the state will gain from this, as well as the potential detriments. One area of concern as of late is the push back of environmental regulations presented in the […]