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Why do people allow child labor laws?

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Answered 2011-03-22 05:03:29

People have to tolerate the laws Congress passes.

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Child labor laws allow a person to take a job at 16.

To the best of my knowledge, every state has child labor laws. There are also federal child labor laws. To find Texas' child labor laws, google 'Texas statutes, labor code, chapter 51'

which state did not have child labor laws in 1914?

Canada has child labor laws.

Children and their parents are affected by child labor laws. Prospective employers are also affected as they cannot employ child labor.

It's not clear what you mean.The United States really doesn't have much of a child labor issue... the US has child labor laws to keep there from being an issue.The US has these laws because people and lawmakers took issue with child labor... it's a form of exploitation, and is regarded as detrimental to child development, so laws were passed limiting it so that unscrupulous business people and parents could not take advantage of children.

Yes, there are many rules and laws about child labor. There Federal laws set as minimum requirements and many states have stricter laws.

Child labor affects children by forcing them to quit school or to be unable to attend school because they must work. Child labor laws protect children and allow them to finish school rather than go to work immediately.

Child labor laws were laws that protected children in the workplace. Many children were being overworked and injured. These laws kept many children safe.

Labor laws include the number of hours a person may work, when overtime is paid, when a strike is allowed, and child labor laws.

See the link below for the Wisconsin Child Labor website.

Labor laws began in 1938. These laws were began in an effort to curb child labor and provide better working conditions. Labor laws were started by Caesar Chavez.

No. Child labor laws don't allow anyone under 16 to work for a business.

cheap labor. and less kids in schools. personally i am quite fond of child labor laws.

All countries need to enforce labor laws forbidding child labor.

Congress included child labor restrictions in the FAir LAbor Standards ACt in 1935.

people have just thought i was wrong. So they choose the laws of it

The labor laws is 18 to start a buisness. i think that this is ridiculesness

You must be 16 to get a job in California. For more child labor laws in California, visit They have comprehensive posters of child labor laws included in the labor law posters. Most states have laws that make employers post labor law posters of child labor laws.

No. but there are very strict labor laws that govern how/when they will work, etc. as in child actors.

Wrote book about child labor and conditions they faced. Had photographs of children on the job. people saw this book and took it to government. Gov eventualy passed child labor laws! :)

Federal child labor laws do not allow companies to hire 10 year old workers.

No, see the link below for the US Dept. of Labor's state by state laws regarding child labor.

Child Labor is very complicated. Therefore the same rules do not apply in pennsylvania.

The Federal government sets specific labor laws, including those about child labor. But the states can put their own laws in effect, as long as they do not contradict the Federal laws. Most states regulate the hours a child can work and the ages they can get a work permit.

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