Educate All Students: Larry Miller's Blog

June 7, 2011

Republicans Want Weaker Child Labor Laws

Filed under: Scott Walker,Wisc Budget Bill,Wisconsin Class Warfare — millerlf @ 10:53 am

Republicans are proposing, in the budget bill, revising child labor laws to end a prohibition on minors under age 18 working more than 40 hours or six days a week. The bill would also repeal the prohibition against minors under 16 working more than 24 hours a week, replacing that with a limit of 18 hours of work in a school week or 40 hours during a week with no school in session.

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