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Bolingbroke:
And now for something slightly different …

https://timesofmalta.com/articles/view/woman-locked-up-in-room-with-dogs-for-hours-a-day-assembling-toys.930628

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Macruran:
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Bolingbroke:

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And that’s an EU country. Imagine the kind of things that go on involving cheap labour in 3rd world countries that go into producing our favourite toys.

Klickteryx:
Wow, so firstly people take home parts to assemble when I assumed everything was assembly line and secondly, this slave put up with this for four and a half years? Her previous life must have been worse which is kind of scary to think about.

Bolingbroke:

--- Quote from: Klickteryx on January 30, 2022, 23:31:43 ---Wow, so firstly people take home parts to assemble when I assumed everything was assembly line and secondly, this slave put up with this for four and a half years? Her previous life must have been worse which is kind of scary to think about.

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PM has been outsourcing the assembly of klickies for decades. I think everyone can apply (the rate is ridiculous I’m sure). At one point even prisoners were doing it.

https://timesofmalta.com/articles/view/playmobil-figurines-used-for-prison-drug-trafficking.674819

https://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2017-10-29/local-news/Playmobil-employing-inmates-at-Corradino-in-suspected-cheap-labour-scheme-6736180796

https://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2017-11-05/local-news/DIER-not-responsible-for-Playmobil-s-home-workers-removal-from-social-benefits-scheme-6736181065

And so on.



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