DOL Mulls Changes To FLSA's Child Labor Rules

Law360 (April 23, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a move that federal regulators say will strengthen protections for young workers, the U.S. Department of Labor is proposing revisions to the child labor regulations laid out in the Fair Labor Standards Act.

"The proposal contains the most ambitious and far-reaching revisions to the child labor regulations in the last 30 years," said Paul DeCamp, the Department of Labor’s wage and hour division administrator. "It will safeguard the health and education of millions of working teens while at the same time allowing them to enjoy...
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