Disney sweatshops alleged - Anti-sweatshop advocacy group charges that workers make books under oppressive conditions [China]
Author: Wendy Leung, Daily Standard [Hong Kong]
The National Labor Committee...made new charges Thursday against The Walt Disney Company, releasing a videotape alleging that two Chinese factories making books for Disney operate under unsafe conditions...Charles Kernaghan, director of the NLC.....
Author: Walt Disney Company
The Walt Disney Company...[has] a strong International Labor Standards (ILS) Code of Conduct for Manufacturers and [conducts] regular social compliance audits of the independently run factories that produce Disney branded merchandise. The Walt Disney...
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[PDF] full reports: "Disney’s Children’s Books Made with Blood, Sweat and Tears of Young Workers in China"
Author: National Labor Committee
[Links through to 4 reports: "Survey of Conditions in Five Disney Factories"; "Made with Blood, Sweat, and Tears (Hung Hing Factory)"; "Summary Report: Disney Books in China (Nord Race Factory)"; "Brief Survey of Disney Store Goods in New York City"]