10 August 2010
This is the third time SACOM has conducted an investigation at Tianyu. In October 2007, SACOM issued a report titled “Tianyu Toys Brings You Winnie the Pooh”, which highlighted the factory’s rampant violations of labour laws, including excessive working hours, underpayment, and cheating in factory audits. During summer of 2009, SACOM revisited Tianyu to see if any improvement had taken place in the factory. The second report, “Exploitation of Toy Factory Workers at the Bottom of the Global Supply Chain”, was issued in cooperation with Südwind Agentur and other allies of Stop Toying Around.Disappointingly, serious labour law violations remained. Soon after our [...]
Jenny Chan, Chief Coordinator of Hong Kong labor rights group Students and Scholars against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM).
In January 2009, Hong Kong labor rights group Students and Scholars against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM) caused a stir by censuring working conditions on mainland construction sites operated by New World China Land (NWCL), and alleging that the company – owned by one of Hong Kong’s biggest property developers [...]