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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Child labor among today's bills

Posted By on Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 2:00 PM

From legislative bill filings today:

* CHILD LABOR: Rep. Mark Lowery wants to lower from 18 to 17 the oldest year at which limits can be placed on hours of labor. The change would allow 17-year-olds to work more than six days and 54 hours in a week and allow them to work more than 10 hours at a stretch. The limit is now placed on those younger than 18.

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