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Chinese workers rally to demand back pay from toy plant

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10 April 2002

Chinese workers rally to demand back pay from toy plant

Author: Reuters

More than 300 laid-off migrants protested on Wednesday to demand back pay from a southern China toy plant where they had toiled under sordid conditions that led clients to cancel their orders...Multinational firms such as Mattel Inc., MGA Entertainment and Wal-Mart Stores Inc had cancelled their orders with the plant after receiving reports of squalid conditions, China Labour Watch said.

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Article
8 April 2002

Toy production for Wal-Mart [China]

Author: Union Network International

Chinese workers demanded pay, were evicted violently by security guards - Workers at the Shuihe Electronic Factory in Dongguan in southern China were attacked by security guards, who tried to evict them when they demanded their pay.

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