Charles Kernaghan

Executive Director, National Labor Committee

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Executive Director of the National Labor Committee, a human-rights advocacy group that focuses on the promotion and defense of worker rights; winner of the 2006 Cultural Freedom Award

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Late last year, as Congress considered a ban on imports from overseas "sweatshops," we broadcast a program on working conditions in China.

Are Chinese Workers Paying the Price for Cheap Goods?

Late last year, as Congress considered a ban on imports from overseas "sweatshops," we broadcast a program on working conditions in China.

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Some 21 million toys made in China and imported by the United States have been recalled because of lead paint or other dangerous defects.

Are Chinese Workers Paying the Price for Cheap Goods?

Some 21 million toys made in China and imported by the United States have been recalled because of lead paint or other dangerous defects.

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