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China: Investigation finds labour abuse & sexual harassment at toy factories producing for international brands; Includes company responses
In November 2019, labour rights NGO China Labour Watch released a report raising allegations of labour abuses faced by workers at five factories producing for international toy brands in Guangdong Province, China. Allegations include low wages,...
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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- This is a response from the following companies: Lego
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China Labor Watch has released a report based on research into four Chinese toy factories that supply Hasbro, Disney, Mattel and Lego, as well as German makers Simba Dickie Group, Schleich and Ravensburger. The findings reveal:...
Author: Chloe Taylor, CNBC
"'Nightmare' conditions at Chinese factories where Hasbro and Disney toys are made", 7 December 2018...
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