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

More explosive reporting on hazardous child labor from Hannah Dreier and a team of reporters at the NY Times:


“The New York Times spoke with more than 100 child roofers in nearly two dozen states, including some who began at elementary-school age. They wake before dawn to be driven to distant job sites, sometimes crossing state lines. They carry heavy bundles of shingles that leave their arms shaking. They work through heat waves on black-tar rooftops that scorch their hands.”

Read the rest of the story here.