Youth Employment

Shareholders demand McDonald’s and Wendy’s tackle child labor problems.

[Via The Washington Post, May 9, 2024] Citing work by The Washington Post, shareholders are asking

Press Release: National Consumers League condemns legislation in Florida that preempts local ordinances to protect workers from heat exposure

March 15, 2024/in Child labor, Labor, Press release, Statement, Uncategorized, Workers’

“Oakland Popeyes operator to pay huge sum to feds after allegedly hiring kids as young as 13”

To view “Oakland Popeyes operator to pay huge sum to feds after allegedly hiring kids as

NY Times: “Children Risk Their Lives Building America’s Roofs

"In New Orleans, Juan Nasario said he had been replacing roofs during 12-hour shifts nearly every

The Guardian: “‘It Should Never Have Happened’: death of boy, 16, at sawmill highlights rise of child labour in US”

Please read the Nov. 28th, 2023 Guardian piece, which quotes the Child Labor Coalition,  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

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,

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