Apple is the Source of Mistreatment of Chinese workers

This CLW's follow-up investigation at Pegatron found no improvement, and excessive overtime was still pervasive.

Minimum Wage Standards in China 

The tables in this report demonstrate the most updated minimum wage standards for all provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities in China.

China Criticizes the Audit Corruption of ICTI

Recently, Guangdong Toy Association published an open letter that critizices the audit corruption of International Council of Toy Industries. 
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.
The Dark World of Disney
Disney’s fairytales are all stories of heroes who defeat the wicked, but the truth behind the manufacture of Disney’s toys is far different.
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.

Report Casts Doubt on Apple's Ethical Standards

Results of this research demonstrate that workers making Apple products are still suffering from terrible working conditions.

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

09/06/2016 - iPhone7 Supplier Cuts Workers' Wages
Since the beginning of this year, the treatment of workers in Apple's supply chain in China has clearly worsened. Workers' real wages have decreased substantially from 457 USD to 354 USD.
- 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.


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