Three-Day 'Child Watch' Sweep Finds 7,000 Minors Allegedly Working Illegally

Walker, Reagan
March 1990
Education Week;3/21/1990, Vol. 9 Issue 26, p5
The article reports on 7,000 minors found by the investigators for the Labor Department allegedly working under conditions prohibited by the Fair Labor Standards Act in the U.S. The children involve 14 and 15 years old who are working more hours or later hours than permitted by law. The reason of the violation includes the labor shortage in the country. The overview of the establishments who violated the labor policy is offered in the article.


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