Child Labor News

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

Alaska stresses the importance of safety in child labor – Juneau Empire

March 11, 2011

State stresses the importance of safety in child labor
Juneau Empire
The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development has had its hands full across the state with the issue of child workers. Training specialist Nathan Menah of Alaska Occupational Safety and Health addressed the


New Gymboree Executives Profit from Ignoring Child Labor – Change.org

March 10, 2011


Change.org (blog)

New Gymboree Executives Profit from Ignoring Child Labor
Change.org (blog)
Over 2500 Change.org readers have signed a petition to Mr. Hitch and executives at Gymboree regarding the company’s failure to speak out against forced child labor in Uzbekistan’s cotton industry. So far, the company has remained silent in response to


‘Precarious conditions’ for 439 Argentine farm workers – FreshPlaza


‘Precarious conditions’ for more than 400 Argentine farm workers
FreshPlaza
Argentina’s Federal Administration of Public Revenue (AFIP) has found 439 farming sector employees working in poor conditions across six provinces, including cases of child labor, overcrowding and exposure to chemicals. The workers were found in the


Maine Bill would allow teens to work more during school year – Bangor Daily News



Press Herald

Bill would allow teens to work more during school year
Bangor Daily News
A bill that would allow teens to work more hours during the school year drew some criticism Wednesday from groups that saw the move as a rollback of Maine’s child labor laws. The bill, filed by Sen.
Maine Lawmaker Proposes to Loosen Limits on Teens’ Work HoursMPBN News
Bill would let teens work more hoursKennebec Journal

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Proposed changes to child labor law spark concern – Lewiston Sun Journal


Proposed changes to child labor law spark concern
Lewiston Sun Journal
By Steve Mistler, Staff Writer AUGUSTA — Groups representing restaurants and hotels sparred with worker advocates on Wednesday over a bill that would ease work restrictions within the state's 20-year-old child labor law. The legislation is sponsored
Mixed reviews for bill that would let teens work more hoursMorning Sentinel

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Ghosn calls on ministry to support project to end child labor – Daily Star – Beriut, Lebanon

March 8, 2011

Ghosn calls on ministry to support project to end child labor
Daily Star – Lebanon
By Van Meguerditchian BEIRUT: The General Labor Confederation (GLC) in cooperation with the International Labor Organization (ILO) launched the third phase of a nationwide campaign to combat child labor Tuesday, as the GLC head called for commitment to


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



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