Since our founding in 2005, Students and Scholars against Corporate Misbehaviour (SACOM) has been concerned about the labour conditions of Disney’s supplier factories in China. Our [...]
Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM) has been informed by the Students Disney Watch (SDW) that six workers of a Disney supplier, Wide Ball Sporting Goods Ltd., were dismissed for refusing to transfer to another department in October. SACOM demands Disney to provide compensation for the workers who are illegally dismissed.
According to the SDW’s latest report, Workers are Kicked Out, Wide Ball intended to transfer workers from the printing department to the sampling department in September 2010. The hourly wage at the sampling department is only CNY 10. Therefore, the workers are reluctant to change their positions as they may earn less and the work at the sampling department is more complicated. Afterwards, the [...]
Foxconn is the world’s largest electronics manufacturer, producing iPhones, iPods, Nokias, etc. It employs more than 900,000 workers in China. In the first five months of 2010, the world was shocked to see a continuous series of suicides happening in Foxconn. What actually went wrong? This video is a visual footage for the report “Workers as Machines: Military management in Foxconn” (sacom.hk/archives/740) released by SACOM.