Toys `R' Us Fined for Child-Labor Law Violations
- Proposed Child Labor Bill (HR 5327) by Rep. Cicilline, Dem.- RI, Referred to Committee. // Tobacco International;Dec2014, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p66
A summary is presented of the bill H.R. 5327 of the U.S. House of Representatives amending the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 prohibiting work by children in tobacco-related agriculture.
- National Organizations Discuss Child Labor Amendment. Pro. Lovejoy, Owen R. // Congressional Digest;Feb23, Vol. 2 Issue 5, p139
Presents arguments by Owen R. Lovejoy, general secretary of the National Child Labor Committee, in favor of the proposed child labor amendment. Power of the federal government to give protection to children; Possible scenarios if the U.S. Congress would reject the proposed amendment; Economic...
- NOTE AND COMMENT. // America;1/3/1920, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p239
The article offers news briefs related to church and state in the U.S. Reasons why Italian laborers leave the U.S. were given in a publication issued by the Italian government. Knights of Columbus was able to establish a number of school in various parts of the country. Statement of the child...
- A republic of their own. Gingold, Craig // Cobblestone;Dec93, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p32
Looks back at the boys who sold newspapers on the streets of Boston in the early 1900s. The children found countless ways to outwit truant officers and others attempting to enforce child labor laws. How Philip Davis worked, as supervisor of licensed minors, to gain the newsboys' cooperation by...
- Recreation agencies concerned about child labor laws. Kozlowski, James C. // Parks & Recreation;Aug96, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p36
Focuses on the possible impact of child labor laws on public parks and recreation agencies. Federal regulations which prohibit a child between ages of 14 and 16 from working after 7 pm during the school term; Qualification of oppressive child labor; Exception for minors employed as assistants...
- Kids at work. Baker, B. // Common Cause Magazine;Jul/Aug90, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p11
Reports on the results of a General Accounting Office (GAO) investigation of child labor practices, which turned up a dramatic increase in violations during the 1980s in Operation Child Watch. Reasons teens work; Examples of illegal practices; Problems compliance officers have; Small penalties;...
- Child-labor-law revisions. // Personnel Journal;Jun93, Vol. 72 Issue 6, p116
Reports on bills on child labor introduced in Congress by Representatives Tom Lantos and George E. Brown Jr. Stricter criminal sanctions for willful violations of federal child labor laws; Limit on the number of hours that 16- and 17-year olds can work each week; Prohibition of individuals or...
- Teens and jobs: A follow-up. // Good Housekeeping;Jul90, Vol. 211 Issue 1, p56
Reports on Labor Secretary Elizabeth Dole's enforcement of child-labor laws. She believes as the pool of workers shrinks there will be more pressure on employers to hire young people.
- Child-labor twist: Town favors kids working. Lloyd, Jillian // Christian Science Monitor;2/8/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 53, p1
Reports on the controversy over United States' child-labor laws being broken when 9 to 14 year-olds were working in Snowmass Village, a Colorado ski town.