TITLE

Agriculture facing major changes in child labor laws

AUTHOR(S)
Bennett, David
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;9/15/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 18, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the predicament of agricultural industries in the U.S. which faces major changes in child labor regulations. It states that the Department of Labor (DOL) will release proposed updates to child labor laws which will affect the exemptions for children of farmers working on family operations. It enumerates the restrictions added in the proposed rules including prohibition of youths to work with an augur or lift. Comments from DOL officials are also presented.
ACCESSION #
66616498

 

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