28 Nov '11, 10am

New Child Labor Law Proposals: Benefit or Hinderance?

New Child Labor Law Proposals: Benefit or Hinderance?

The United States Department of Labor has proposed an update to child labor regulations. These regulations are allegedly targeted at improving the safety of young folks working in the area of agriculture. Are these proposals a step forward for child labor regulations? Or do these proposals meddle too much with our rights to choose as individuals? Ones gut reaction to anything having to do with child labor laws is that these laws must be a good thing because forced child labor is bad. After all, weren’t child labor established more than a century ago? But these proposed laws have nothing to do with preventing the use of force of child labor qua child labor. Rather, these proposed laws have to do with preventing (young) workers from doing certain jobs because they may be to seen as too risky or too dangerous. From the Department of Labor website, here is a list of some of th...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/11/proposal-updated-chil...

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