Taiwanese-owned Foxconn Technology Group, a leading manufacturer of Apple iPhones and other devices, global brands, is expanding the scope of union elections in expanding its facilities in China. The move, the company confirmed Monday, after a series of recommendations from an international panel hired by Apple to audit the conditions of the 1.2 million workers in the factories of Foxconn continent. Foxconn announced that deepen employee participation in union elections so that unions can more effectively represent their interests. The company said it expects that this will impact labor standards throughout China. Foxconn came under intense scrutiny earlier labor policies that allegedly took a dozen workers committed suicide. It also has faced growing protests and strikes by Chinese workers are increasingly aware of their labor rights.
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