Students and Scholars
Corporate Misbehaviour

Year Month

Washington Post: Disney probes labor abuse claims at southern China factory

Disney probes labor abuse claims at southern China factory – Washington Post

Disney probes labor abuse claims at southern China factory
Associated Press
First Posted 10:04pm (Mla time) 11/07/2007

HONG KONG — The Walt Disney Co. has sent a team to investigate allegations of labor abuse at one of its factories making stuffed toys in southern China, the entertainment giant said Wednesday.

Hong Kong-based labor activists had alleged that hundreds of workers at the Tianyu Toys factory in the southern Chinese city of [...]

M. Come Campaign of Nov.Yonglida Toys brings you…a x’mas gift

AP: Disney Supplier Accused of Labor Abuse

HONG KONG October 31, 2007 (AP)

Activist Group Accuses Disney Suppliers of Labor Abuse at China Factory

Hundreds of people are making stuffed Walt Disney toys at a factory in southern China up to 16 hours a day with only a few days off a month, a Hong Kong-based labor activist group said Wednesday.

Appeal by Peuples Solidaires: China – Disney Plays Around With Its Workers

International campaign against Disney is led by SACOM and brings together several organisations defending workers’ rights, including United Students against Sweatshops (USAS), Writers Guild of America (WGA), National
Labour Committee (NLC), Sweatshop Watch, Clean Clothes Campaign Austria and Peuples Solidaires. SACOM has published three reports for this campaign, all available on its website (in English):

For this third year of campaigning, an online petition system has been put in place to collect as many signatures as possible until December 2007. Petition available in English here:

M. Come Campaign of Oct.Tianyu Toys brings you…Winnie the Pooh