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Re: Playmobil in the News
« Reply #1630 on: January 27, 2022, 17:14:07 »
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Re: Playmobil in the News
« Reply #1631 on: January 28, 2022, 03:16:09 »
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Re: Playmobil in the News
« Reply #1632 on: January 28, 2022, 11:56:46 »
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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.
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Re: Playmobil in the News
« Reply #1633 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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Re: Playmobil in the News
« Reply #1634 on: February 01, 2022, 06:55:48 »
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.

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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Re: Playmobil in the News
« Reply #1635 on: February 01, 2022, 09:00:05 »
It is also likely that outworking are being used to apply stickers to some parts, see here. Knowing how many people hate applying stickers, this might be seen as cruel and unusual  treatment!
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Re: Playmobil in the News
« Reply #1636 on: February 02, 2022, 03:25:36 »
 :!: :!: :!: PM should come out with a Maltese Sweatshop set! Maybe a whole theme  O0 :2c:
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