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Company Response

22 Dec 2014

Mattel response to China Labor Watch report: "Investigations on Toy Suppliers In China: Workers are still suffering"

I write to correct the misleading impression created by China Labor Watch’s November 18, 2014 report on labor conditions at two of Mattel’s owned and operated toy factories in China and its December 11, 2014 testimony before the Congressional Executive Commission on China.

As in past years, our investigation, including independent audits, demonstrates, as detailed below, that the claims asserted by China Labor Watch (CLW) are incomplete, at best, or false. That is likely because CLW’s undercover investigators, however well intentioned, neither are  trained professional auditors nor do they have access to complete information...