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Where do our holiday toys come from?

December 23, 2012

Triangle Returns: Support Fair Labor Legislation

Workers are again trapped and burned to death behind locked exit gates. One hundred years ago, the outrage over the Triangle fire led to the rallying cry, “Who will protect the working girl?” Where is that cry today?

Compelling testimony by Charles Kernaghan of the National Labor Committee, about the work conditions in a Chinese toy factory. 10-day contracts, 14-hour work days, child labor, and Mattel knows about it…



Contact: Executive Director, Dr. James J. Hughes,
IEET, 35 Harbor Point Blvd, #404, Boston, MA 02125-3242 USA
phone: 860-428-1837