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Report: Chinese Toymakers Have Miserable Working Conditions, Low Pay

“The world of toys is a heaven for children, but may be a world of misery for toy factory workers.” That's how a team of researchers from New York-based China Labor Watch (CLW) summarized findings of a recently released report that outlines working conditions at four toy factories in China's Guangdong Province. Faced with long shifts and monthly wages of about $300 for 174 hours of work, the Chinese laborers, investigators say, assemble popular brand name products such as...

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