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01 Dec, 2016, 12:35 ET China Labor Watch: Labor Rights Violations of Walmart and Home Depot's Supplier

Cuori is located in Zhejiang, and is a factory that manufactures products for their own brand. There are around 3000 workers, and they manufacture...


15 Nov, 2016, 10:32 ET China Labor Watch accuses Mattel, Hasbro, Disney, Fisher-Price of exploiting Chinese workers

The world of toys is a heaven for children, but may be a world of misery for toy factory workers. They put in 11 hours every day, and work 6 or 7...


25 Aug, 2016, 11:30 ET China Labor Watch says Apple makes big profits but Chinese workers' wage are on the slide

 Along with Apple's decline in profits, the working conditions in Apple's suppliers have also deteriorated, according to an investigation by...


04 Feb, 2016, 11:32 ET Severe Labor Abuses in the Cookware Industry, says China Labor Watch

A multi-month in-depth investigation has exposed numerous violations of labor regulations and human rights in five Chinese cookware factories...


24 Nov, 2015, 12:34 ET Toy Workers Still Suffering Widespread Abuses

China Labor Watch (CLW) has released a 123-page investigative report (PDF) of five toy factories in China, finding 29 sets of labor abuses, at...


20 Aug, 2013, 16:40 ET Western Union refuses China Labor Watch's request to wire money to China

China Labor Watch issues statement in response to refusal by Western Union to send funds to China on behalf of the nonprofit organization: On...


29 Nov, 2012, 10:44 ET Fresh Investigation Reveals Deterioration of Mattel's Labor Conditions

 China Labor Watch (CLW) has released an investigative report on the labor conditions at one directly-owned Mattel factory and three Mattel...


10 Nov, 2011, 12:41 ET Auditing Giant Intertek Sued in Relation to Auditor Bribery

Identity exposure led to harassment of whistleblower Labor rights watchdog China Labor Watch is suing international auditing giant Intertek...


29 Sep, 2011, 12:01 ET China Labor Watch: The Failure of Target's Audit System in its Chinese Supplier Factories

A recent investigation conducted by China Labor Watch (CLW) has uncovered numerous labor violations at the Rushan Alice Garments Company, LTD., a...


12 Jul, 2011, 11:13 ET Tragedies of Globalization: The Truth Behind Electronics Sweatshops

CLW recently completed a 136 page in-depth investigative report examining the electronics manufacturing industry in China.  This report...


07 Feb, 2011, 13:50 ET Dell, HP, and NEC Chinese Supplier Factory Case Study: MSI Computer (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

Founded in 2000, China Labor Watch (CLW) is a New-York based not-for-profit organization. CLW views Chinese workers' rights as inalienable human...


11 Aug, 2010, 12:09 ET China Labor Watch: Worst Sweatshop in the World

Where DGC and KKR Profit As most people know, Dollar General Corporation (DGC) is one of the biggest retailers in the U.S., and Kohlberg Kravis...


29 Apr, 2010, 11:22 ET Workplace Injury Still Found in Chinese Supplier to Disney and Tesco

A Chinese factory that supplies products to Disney and Tesco was found to have violated local labor laws due to its practices, such as forcing...


22 Dec, 2009, 12:14 ET Investment Giant KKR Profits From Dollar General's Poor Labor Record, Report Shows

China Labor Watch's newest report describes conditions for workers who make Dollar General's merchandise in four supplier factories producing...


25 Nov, 2009, 10:50 ET Wal-Mart Standards Fail in China, Worker Rights Abused, Report Shows

Workers making shoes, Christmas lights, tools, curtains and paper boxes sold at Wal-Mart stores labor in illegal and degrading conditions....


29 Oct, 2009, 12:01 ET China Labor Watch: New Report Shows Violations in Toy Supplier to Disney, Mattel, McDonald's

Merton Plastics and Electronics Factory in Dongguan, China produces Disney, Mattel and McDonald's toys for sale around the world. A new report...


27 Jul, 2009, 18:24 ET China Labor Watch: Labor Violations, Bogus Standards in Wal-Mart's Chinese Supply Chain

Facing consumer scrutiny, Walmart has established corporate responsibility standards, enforced through factory audits. Yet despite rising...


06 Jul, 2009, 19:20 ET Labor Violations Exacerbate Ethnic Tensions in South China

The following was released today by China Labor Watch: The July 5th events in Urumqi are a tragedy for both Uyghur and Han people. CLW hopes...


26 May, 2009, 17:54 ET Teenage Worker Mutilated, Factory Passed Disney Inspections

The following release was issued today by China Labor Watch: A 17-year-old worker was mutilated by unsafe equipment in a Disney-audited...