Child Labor - US

Press Release: Schatz, Young Introduce New Legislation to Help Stop Child Labor

[We’re sharing here a Press Release by Senator Schatz, 10/20/2023] Schatz, Young Introduce

The CLC’s Reid Maki on the “Chad and Cheese” Podcast talks about the domestic child labor crisis

Please listen to the October 2023 Chad and Cheese podcast here.

“Last Week Tonight” with HBO’s John Oliver takes aim at rampant child labor in the production of chocolate

Chocolate: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) [Aired 10/30/2023]. Watch here:

The New York Times Magazine tells the riveting story of 14-year-old poultry worker Marcos and the traumatic injury he suffered

Marcos was maimed while working the overnight cleaning shift at a Perdue slaughterhouse in rural

See how your state child labor laws match up with other states in this nifty chart frp, U.S. DOL looking at allowable hours worked

U.S. Department of Labor’s clickable map of the U.S. allowing users to compare their

U.S. DOL News Release: Court orders operators of 14 Bay Area Subway locations to pay employees nearly $1M in wages, damages; sell or shut down their businesses

News Release/U.S. DOL/September 29, 2023 Labor Department finds employers endangered children,

The CLC’s Reid Maki joins America’s Workforce Union Podcast in a segment called “Child Labor in America on the Rise as States Weaken Labor Protections:”

Please listen to the podcast and Reid’s discussion of alarming child labor trends in the U.S.

Opinion: Revisiting American Exceptionalism in LIght of Child Labor Scandals

CLC-member Shawn MacDonald, CEO of Verité, exams current U.S. child labor scandals against the

Child Labor Personal Experience: Growing Up in the Fields

by Jacqueline Aguilar, Child Labor Coalition intern   I grew up in a small rural area named