Letter to the Headquarters of Walmart 

This letter was written by a Walmart employee in Shenzhen, addressed to the CEO with reagrds to the "Comprehensive Working Hour System" .

Poor Working Conditions Persist at Apple Supplier 

CLW's follow-up investigation of Apple supplier Pegatron demonstrates no fundamental change in labor conditions

The Validity of Samsung's Social Responsibility Report

Samsung's suppliers probably had passed Samsung's third party audits by producing fake records, and Samsung did not take any action to stop this. 
Investigative Report: Abuses at Quanta Factory
CLW found a number of ethical and legal violations at Quanta Shanghai Manufacturing City, a Taiwanese company supplying for Apple, Sony, Dell, and HP.
Response to Mattel on 2014 Toy Factory Report

After CLW's report on labor abuses at toy factories, Mattel Toys responded, denying many allegations. CLW replied to in a point-by-point letter.
Li Qiang on Foxconn Workers' Protest of Working Conditions
On Democracy Now, Li Qiang, executive director of CLW, analyzed the large massive strike in a Foxconn plant.
CLW Testifies at Congressional Hearing 
In Dec 2014, CLW's executive director Li Qiang testified on poor working conditions in Chinese toy factories at a hearing of the Congressional-Executive Committee on China.

Sudden Death of A 14-year Old Child Labor in Foshan 

The victim was Wang Pan, known as Xiao Pan, who came to Guangdong's Foshan with his mum, to work at Zhi Ya Undergarment Company.

Child Labor at Samsung Supplier Factory

CLW's 2012 investigation identified seven child workers at Samsung supplier factory HEG who received no special protections.


Press Releases

07/18/2016 - The Chinese Official Toy Association Criticized the Corruption Audit of ICTI
Apple Recently, Guangdong Toy Association published an open letter that criticizes the corruption audit of International Council of Toy Industries to increase the cost of Chinese toy industries.
- Research Challenges the Reliability of Apple's 2016 Progress Report
Apple Claims that 97% of its suppliers comply with its 60-hour maximum work hour standard, which China Labor Watch believes to be questionable.
- Research Questions Apple's Ethical Standards
Apple stipulates that the workweeks in its supply chain not surpass 60 hours, but CLW's investigation reveals major violation in Pegatron Shanghai, one of Apple's largest suppliers.

Top News Stories