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.
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... Read Post
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... Read Post
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... Read Post