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[PDF] [letter addressing allegations about Warner Bros. licensee Rubie's Costume Company]

...[Around] the world, Warner Bros. [part of Time Warner] is committed to meeting or exceeding local laws governing labor and working conditions... [No] products based on Warner Bros. Entertainment properties are produced at the Rubie's de Mexico factory in Tepeji del Rio, Hidalgo... We understand that the Department of Labor of the Government of Mexico, the Mexican National Federation of Workers, the Secretary General of the Municipality of Tepeji del Rio and an independent auditor have confirmed that the Rubie's factory meets or exceeds local laws governing labor and working conditions. Specifically, [regarding] allegations of the use of child labor, unsanitary conditions and other alleged conditions of employment... a local authority and an independent auditor have confirmed that the allegations are false... Warner Bros. Consumer Products is in the process of conducting its own independent audit.

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