Universal Electronics Ended Relationship With Agency Linked to Uyghur Workers

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A wide   presumption    shows a manufacturing works  of Universal Electronics Inc. successful  Qinzhou, Guangxi province, China, connected  April 13, 2021. (Thomas Peter/Reuters)

A wide presumption shows a manufacturing works of Universal Electronics Inc. successful Qinzhou, Guangxi province, China, connected April 13, 2021. (Thomas Peter/Reuters)

WASHINGTON—Universal Electronics Inc. said connected Wednesday it had ended its narration with a staffing bureau that hired Uyghur workers who were transported from China’s Xinjiang state to a works successful confederate China.

Reuters reported earlier this period that Universal struck a woody with authorities successful Xinjiang to transport hundreds of Uyghur workers to its works successful the metropolis of Qinzhou. Three U.S. senators said connected Wednesday they had sent a missive to the institution asking astir the matter.

“UEI made the determination past week to extremity its narration with the staffing bureau that hired these workers based connected feedback connected however to champion unafraid its proviso concatenation and successful airy of ongoing regulatory and legislative changes globally,” a institution spokesperson said successful an emailed statement.

By Patricia Zengerle

Reuters

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