Post Profile






New child farm labor regulations dead — thanks to Sarah Palin’s expertise?

By Claire Thompson Last week, everyone's favorite pundit spoke out against updates in farm regulations that might have kept the youngest farmworkers from the most dangerous work. And it looks like it worked.
read more

share

Related Posts


American Horse Council Opposes Changes to Federal Child Labor Regulations

Pets & Animals / Horses : Equine Law Blog (3 years ago)

On December 15, 2011, the American Horse Council (AHC) issued a news release publicizing its opposition to the Department of Labor's (DOL) proposed child labor regulations concerning children working on farms because of its potentia...

One For The Road: Illinois Child Labor Laws Instituted In 1947

United States / Chicago : Chicagoist (3 years ago)

On this date in 1947 an Illinois law regulating child labor went into effect that kept children under the age of 16 from working in "hazardous factory work." [ more › ]

Fingers to the Bone: Child Farmworkers in the United States

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (5 years ago)

From Human Rights Watch: US: End Child Labor in the Fields: The Children’s Act for Responsible Employment (CARE Act) would update US law to ensure that all working children are protected equally. Please contact your Congressional Re...

Citing ‘Tradition,’ Big Ag Fights Reforms for Child Farmworkers

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (3 years ago)

Under the banner of National Farmworker Awareness Week (March 25-31, consumer and labor groups are working to educate communities about egregious conditions on farms. Now that organizations like the Florida-based Coalition of Immoka...

Sarah Palin: Child Labor Laws For Farms Will Make America Fail

US Politics / Liberal : Alan Colmes' Liberaland (3 years ago)

Her Facebook post is “If I Wanted America to Fail, I’d Ban Kids From Farm Work.” As Stephen D. Foster, Jr. notes at Addicting Info: Her post is in response to US Department of Labor’s plan to update the Fair Labor Standards Act to i...

Comments



Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC