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National Labor Committee report "Nightmare on Sesame Street" & company responses

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Published on: 6 August 2008

In July 2008 National Labor Committee issued its report "Nightmare on Sesame Street", alleging abuses including child labour, excessive working hours & poor housing conditions at Hoida (Kai Da) factory in Shenzhen, China. The factory produces Sesame Street ‘Ernie’ toys for K’NEX. Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Hoida, K'NEX and Hasbro (reported as also sourcing from the factory) to respond. [Page provides links to the full report & the company responses]

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Related companies: Hasbro Hoi Da Factory (Kai Da) K'NEX