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1 August 2006

Report on Labor Unrest at the Merton Plastics and Electronics Factory [China]

Author: China Labor Watch

Police have arrested 7 employees of the Merton Plastics and Electronics Factory in Dongguan, and detained 6 others on administrative charges, while the life of injured worker Guo Xiangfeng remains in jeopardy. An investigation by China Labor Watch,...

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31 July 2006

McDonald's, Mattel Dispute Allegations About Chinese Plant

Author: Andrew Batson, Wall Street Journal

McDonald's Corp. and Mattel Inc. said they have been investigating an outbreak of violence last week at a Chinese factory that supplies them with toys but haven't found evidence that the incident was a result of poor treatment of workers. The...

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27 July 2006

China: Riot at Merton factory producing toys for McDonald's over working conditions & housing, says China Labor Watch

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27 July 2006

Chinese Workers Manufacturing for McDonald's and Disney Outraged by Mistreatment

Author: China Labor Watch

On July 22, 2006 , workers from the Merton Co. Ltd. (a/k/a Hengli Factory) in the Sangyuan Industrial District, Dongguan City , Guangdong Province, protested against the meager wage and poor living conditions in the factory. The protest began in...

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27 July 2006

Chinese Workers Protest at Factory Making Toys for McDonald’s

Author: Jim Yardley, New York Times

A violent protest erupted last weekend at a factory in southern China that makes toys for McDonald’s and other international companies, a rights group said Thursday... The factory is owned by the Merton Company... Merton’s Web site lists Disney and...

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27 July 2006

Labor rights group reports riot at China factory producing toys for McDonald's

Author: AFX News/XFN-Asia

More than 1,000 workers rioted over poor working conditions at a factory in southern China which produces toys for McDonald's and other firms, a US labor rights group said. The incident began on Saturday last week when workers at the Hengli Factory in...

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1 November 2001

Merton Company Limited [China] - Products: McDonalds, Disney, Hasbro, Mattel, Warner, Paramount, Franklin Mint and DC Comics Factory - Workers work 12.5 hours per day

Author: Li Qiang, China Labor Watch

There is no overtime pay...After all kinds of deductions, the average salary per hour is 13 cents. Many workers have to work 120 days consecutively before getting one day off...To fight for their rights, the workers have organized strikes, tried to...

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