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Bush_Eats_Beef Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-16-05 04:02 PM
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Labor Watchdog Discovers Disney Sweatshop Production in China
http://releases.usnewswire.com/GetRelease.asp?id=51757

Labor Watchdog Discovers Disney Sweatshop Production in China; Explosive Video Footage of Workers on the Job, Interviews with Injured Workers

8/16/2005 1:19:00 PM

To: Assignment Desk, Daybook Editor

Contact: Charles Kernaghan or Barbara Briggs, 212-242-3002, both of the National Labor Committee

News Advisory:

Unique and explosive video footage of sweatshop workers producing children's books in China for Disney plus a full written report on Disney's supplier's treatment of its workers will be the centerpiece of a press conference on Thursday, Aug. 18 called by Charles Kernaghan, executive director of the National Labor Committee.

Kernaghan is the leading labor rights watchdog who discovered Kathie Lee Gifford's, P. Diddy's and Wal-Mart's use of sweatshops in Central America and China. He will present a thoroughly documented report done in collaboration with research partners in China on Disney's Chinese supplier factory.

WHO: Charles Kernaghan, National Labor Committee

WHAT: Press Conference

WHERE: In front of Disney retail store, 5th Ave. at 55th St. (711 5th Avenue), Manhattan

WHEN: Noon, Thursday, Aug. 18
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unrepuke Donating Member (763 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-16-05 04:46 PM
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1. They could discover some of that at Eisner's mouse house
in Anaheim, if they looked. Only the trades are union.
It ain't "The Happiest Place" unless you're just visiting.
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MadHound Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-16-05 04:50 PM
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2. Just one? Damn, they're slipping
Disney has been a notorius sweatshop client for years and decades now. The Mouse House has been built on the backs of virtual slave labor.
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Lefty48197 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-16-05 05:34 PM
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3. They should investigate all the factories in China
that make crap for Walmart.
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