Sexual harassment


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Company response
13 December 2019

Basic Fun!'s response

Author: Basic Fun!

... [W]e take any allegations seriously and will immediately send our in-house compliance team to personally assess a situation....

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Company response
13 December 2019

Buzz Bee Toys' response

Author: Buzz Bee Toys

I [Operation Manager of Buzz Bee Toys] performed a factory visit for Wah Tung during 11-12/Dec, I learned that some brand owners such as Li&Fung/Disney including IETP also conducted on-site investigation on the factory, and related problems...

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Article
12 December 2019

Brazil: Report finds women labour leaders in garment industry face harassment & isolation

Author: Fabio Teixeira, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Union leaders harassed in Brazil's textile factories - report", 6 December 2019...

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Company response
12 December 2019

Hasbro's response

Author: Hasbro

...Hasbro conducted an immediate investigation and determined that production of products for Hasbro or our licensees was occurring in two (2) of the five (5) named factories: Everfront and Dongguan Kongxing. Following a rigorous review of recent...

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12 December 2019

New Zealand: Ex-employees file sexual harassment claims against KFC & Pizza Hut following failures to address rape & harassment

Author: Alison Mau, Stuff

"KFC, Pizza Hut forced to apologise over handling of staff rape and harassment cases", 8 December 2019...

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12 December 2019

USA: Report finds 42% of those sexually assaulted during Uber rides were drivers

Author: Anna North, Vox

"It’s not just passengers being assaulted in Ubers. Drivers are at risk, too.", 7 December 2019...

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12 December 2019

USA: Video game conglomerate to pay $10 million settlement to female employees for work place harassment and discrimination

Author: Sam Dean, Los Angeles Times

"Riot Games will pay $10 million to settle gender discrimination suit" 2 Dec 2019...

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Company response
9 December 2019

Lego's response

Author: Lego

We are concerned by the findings... regarding the Dongguan Wing Fai Foam Products factory which manufactures a very small selection of foam toys....

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Company response
3 December 2019

Bonkers Toys' response

Author: Bonkers Toys

Bonkers Toys is committed to partnering with factories that emphasize fair and ethical treatment of their employees and are dedicated to a safe and respectful working environment. We take any allegations seriously and will be reviewing them to ensure...

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3 December 2019

Japan: Activists allege sexual harassment of job-seeking students

Author: Reuters

"Japan activists push to halt sexual harassment of job-seeking students", 2 Dec 2019...

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