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Louisiana Panel Repeals Lunch Breaks For Child Workers

Posted on AllSides April 18th, 2024
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Lawmakers on a Louisiana House committee voted Thursday to repeal a law requiring employers to give child workers lunch breaks and to slash unemployment benefits — part of a Republican-backed push to roll back regulations on companies and reduce aid for injured and unemployed workers. The House Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations advanced the child labor bill, House Bill 156, along with HB119, which would slash from 26 to 20 weeks the amount of time for which people can receive unemployment benefit payments. A third bill the committee approved...

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