An Iowa law rolling back child labor protections has come into effect

Posted on AllSides July 5th, 2023
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It’s not uncommon for children in the US to do small jobs to pay for their weekly expenses or save for college. But a recent raft of state legislation aimed at weakening child labor regulations has raised concerns about something more sinister at play: the filling of a gap in the US labor market with cheaper, and more easily exploitable...

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