Students and Scholars
Against
Corporate Misbehaviour

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Joint Statement: Exploitative Labour Practice by Zhang Yin, the “Richest Woman” in China and Chairperson of Nine Dragons Paper, Is Unacceptable

Joint Statement

14 April 2008

Exploitative Labour Practice by Zhang Yin, the “Richest Woman” in China and Chairperson of Nine Dragons Paper, Is Unacceptable

Support the Legislation of the Chinese [...]

Los Angeles Times: Disney taking heat over China

Disney taking heat over China

Author:

http://www.mickeynews.com/News/DisplayPressRelease.asp_Q_id_E_3118Heat

A year after Walt Disney Co. banned Hao Wei Metal Plastic Manufactory as a supplier, Huang Renzhong got a job there sculpting melted globs of poly-resin into statuettes of Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Snow White.

Starting at 8 a.m., Huang regularly pulled 15-hour shifts. Sometimes he worked through the night in the dust-filled factory. Sometimes a month would pass before he had a day off. He said he was never compensated for overtime. [...]

A Public Statement on The Walt Disney Company Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Public Letter – Disney still plays Scrooge with young Chinese – Paul Garver

From: grvr_pl <paul.garver@verizon.net>

Date: 2008/03/01 Sat PM 02:03:22 CST

To: DSAlabor@yahoogroups.com

Subject: [DSAlabor] Disney still plays Scrooge with young Chinese

workers

In March 2006, four institutional shareholders (New York City

Employees’ Retirement System, NYC City Teachers’ Retirement System,

NYC Police Pension Fund, and NYC Fire Department Pension Fund) filed

a shareholder proposal demanding that Disney end its use of

sweatshops in China.

Since then Disney has failed to resolve labor abuses committed by its

Canberra Times: No fairytale ending for overworked Disney toy makers in China