Child Labor News

Here you can find news articles from the US and around the world concerning Child Labor.

Church of Scientology Faces Lawsuits in California Over Alleged Child Labor – Avvo

March 8, 2011


Courthouse News Service
Church of Scientology Faces Lawsuits in California Over Alleged Child Labor
Avvo
The Church of Scientology is facing two separate lawsuits filed on behalf of a 20-year-old man who reportedly ran away from the religious sect for allegedly violating California's child labor and wage laws. The suits, filed in state court in Los
Daniel Montalvo's Scientology Lawsuit Claims False Imprisonment, Child Labor LA Weekly (blog)
Alarming Allegations Against Scientology Church & SchoolCourthouse News Service

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MASBATE CITY, March 8 (PIA) — A group of government workers and leaders of – Philippine Information Agency

March 7, 2011

MASBATE CITY, March 8 (PIA) — A group of government workers and leaders of
Philippine Information Agency
non-government organizations will start training in preparation for the resumption of a continuing program to end child labor in Masbate. “The three-day training that kicks off today is part of our preparations,” Carlos Onding, head of the office here


Marcus Theaters cited for child labor violations – Omaha World-Herald

March 4, 2011

Marcus Theatres cited for child labor violations
Omaha World-Herald
A US Department of Labor investigation into child labor law violations at movie theaters turned up dozens of problems in nine states — including at two theaters in Omaha. Marcus Theatres, which is based in Milwaukee and has eight

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Gurnee Cinema fined for breaking child labor laws – Chicago Sun-Times

March 2, 2011


Daily Mail
Gurnee Cinema fined for breaking child labor laws
Chicago Sun-Times
Officials said they have collected another $183480 in fines assessed for child labor violations against two other theater chains, Knoxville, Tenn.-based Regal Cinemas and St. Louis, Mo.-based Wehrenberg Inc. Federal investigators found minors in nine
Marcus Theatres Fined For Violating Child Labor LawsPatch.com
Labor Dept. fines Galaxy 14 for child labor violationsBloomington Pantagraph
Wehrenberg fined for child labor violationsNews-Leader.com
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A look back • City’s hardscrabble newsboys played role in reforming child … – STLtoday.com

March 1, 2011

A look back • City’s hardscrabble newsboys played role in reforming child
STLtoday.com
In 1910, he was touring the country for the National Child Labor Committee, a private organization. He took pictures of kids in mines, factories, shrimp canneries and garment shops. In St. Louis, he chronicled the “newsies.” In early May of that year,

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From Slave to Student, Narayan is One in a Million – Care2.com

February 28, 2011


Care2.com (blog)

From Slave to Student, Narayan is One in a Million
Care2.com (blog)
Narayan was rescued from the factory by the nonprofit organization GoodWeave, which works to eradicate exploitative child labor from South Asia’s rug industry and provide educational opportunities for these young children. “Because of GoodWeave, now I


How IKEA’s Founder, Ingvar Kamprad’s Generous Purpose Defines the Authentic … – Forbes


How IKEA’s Founder, Ingvar Kamprad’s Generous Purpose Defines the Authentic
Forbes (blog)
In 1995, the world first heard of the murder of twelve-year-old child labor activist Iqbal Masih. The tale that was then revealed horrified the world. At the age of four, Iqbal had been sold into bonded labor to a local carpet weaver for the sum of six

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Target Refuses Customers’ Demands for Child Labor-Free Gold – Change.org

February 25, 2011


Change.org (blog)

Target Refuses Customers’ Demands for Child Labor-Free Gold
Change.org (blog)
For months, thousands of Change.org members have been asking Target to sell gold jewelry made without child labor or forced labor. Finally, a Target representative responded — with two sentences of copy-and-paste PR