Child Labor

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5:10 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

NW Farmers Cheer Federal Reversal On Child Labor Rules

Don Beck is a hay and cattle farmer outside of Post Falls, Idaho.
Photo Credit: Jessica Robinson Northwest News Network

Northwest farm groups are cheering a federal decision this week to dump proposed child labor rules. The Department of Labor decided to withdraw the plan after it received thousands of comments opposing the change. But child safety advocates say the fierce opposition was based on faulty information.

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