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.


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.
 
 
Labor Exploitation at Samsung Supplier Factory Samkwang

At Dongguan Samkwang, a partner of Samsung (Huizhou), CLW uncovered a long list of ethical and legal violations.
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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

03/30/2016 - 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.
 
02/24/2016
- 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.
 
02/04/2016 - Severe Labor Abuses in the Cookware Industry
A multi-month in-depth investigation has exposed numerous human rights abuses in five Chinese cookware factories supplying to top brands and retailers, including Macy’s, Walmart, Kohl’s, Carrefour, IKEA, Cuisinart, and Tupperware.
 

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