Serious labor and human rights violations by Walt Disney subcontractors tarnish the carefree image that the entertainment giant tries to present to us through its films and cartoon figures. However the company does not publish the names of its suppliers in China and therefore prevents the verification of working conditions through independent inspectors. SACOM calls on Walt Disney to publish the names of its suppliers and to allow independent NGOs to make regular inspections of their operations.
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S u c c e s s !
Yesterday, August 18, in a unique international solidarity effort, simultaneous press conferences held in Hong Kong and New York City reached Disney loud and clear with 125 press hits and counting as of 2:00 p.m. Take Action! Write to Disney: Tell them to respect worker’s rights in China.
SACOM–Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior–along with ten of Hong Kong’s leading human, women’s, religious and labor rights organizations and the National Labor Committee have joined forces to demand that Disney: disclose the names and addresses of the factories they use [...]