A dispute charges and The Walt Disney Company is accused of allowing exploitation and abuse in Asian companies that provide its plastic dolls. In early 2001, a consumer group critical of Hong Kong published a report on the terrible abuses reported in the Chinese plants that make products for The Walt Disney Company: up to 18 hour day, 7 days week, for months without interruption. According to the report, most of the workers at no more than 16 years received a salary of between 37 and 63 per month. This amount is below the minimum wage provisions of the law. In 2000 came to light similar irregularities in four other plants that supply from China Disney, The Walt Disney Company immediately suspended three orders the four factories, women workers lost their jobs and were thus doubly disadvantaged.