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Wang already issued a denial in the press, but the new court document is a formal legal statement arguing that the company has compiled with all the relevant labor laws. It also describes the plaintiffs as "two disgruntled former employees with axes to grind" who are making "frivolous and entirely unsupportable accusations." And it disputes the sweatshop claims, defending the Chinatown factory as a "modern, brightly lit studio with high ceilings and large windows."
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