Disney and the Chinese Sweatshop

Disneys best-selling Cars toys are being made in a factory in China that uses child labor and forces staff to do three times the amount of overtime allowed by law, according to an investigation.

One worker reportedly killed herself after being repeatedly shouted at by bosses. Others cited worries over poisonous chemicals. Disney has now launched its own investigation.

via Disney Factory Faces Probe into Sweatshop Suicide Claims | Common Dreams.

So now they’re launching their own investigation. That’s great and all but somehow you can’t tell me that this isn’t what we’ve come to expect in the global race to the bottom.


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