Child labour

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Republican Iowa governor rolls back state’s child labor law protections
Change in law allows teenagers to serve alcohol in restaurants and could allow children to operate heavy machinery like power saws

Gloria Oladipo

27, May, 2023 @7:06 PM

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‘They were little’: photos show children illegally working in US slaughterhouse
Images released by US labor department show conditions over 100 children faced at Packers Sanitation Services Incorporated

Lauren Aratani

09, May, 2023 @8:00 PM

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US investigation uncovers two 10-year-olds working at Kentucky McDonald’s
Investigation also found three franchises in four states employed a total of 305 children working more than legally permitted hours

Michael Sainato

03, May, 2023 @2:38 PM

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‘Dumb and dangerous’: US sees surge in efforts to weaken child labor regulations
Ten states have rolled back child labor laws recently, with a federal bill to allow teens to work in one of the most dangerous industries

Michael Sainato

01, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Iowa state senate votes to allow children to work longer hours and serve alcohol
In a move meant to combat a labor shortage, children under age 16 can now work six hours a day

Julia Carrie Wong

18, Apr, 2023 @8:47 PM

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Cafe that hires 11-year-olds sparks criticism amid push for minimum age for Australian workers
Government considers recommendation to ratify international convention making national minimum age 15 with some exceptions

Tory Shepherd

09, Apr, 2023 @8:35 AM

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Britain’s slavery story is not confined to the past | Letters
Letters: Tony Boobier, Julie Grier, Robert Hercliffe, Austen Lynch and Greg Marsden reflect on the Guardian’s Cotton Capital series of articles

05, Apr, 2023 @4:40 PM

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The elephant in the rooms of our stately homes | Letters
Brief letters: National Trust visits | Bill Tidy | Standing stones | Gene editing | Trampoline ban

31, Mar, 2023 @5:12 PM

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American children are working hazardous jobs – and it's about to get worse | Robert Reich
Child labor violations – including kids working night-shifts and with dangerous equipment – are rising in the US. Republicans want even fewer protections

Robert Reich

31, Mar, 2023 @10:12 AM

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Grim truth that tarnishes Drumlanrig’s treasures | Brief letters
Brief letters: Drumlanrig’s riches | Slavery and Austen | Existential T-shirts

24, Mar, 2023 @5:48 PM

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Arkansas leads charge to weaken child labor protections
Law weakens state’s oversight of child labor and represents latest attempt in mostly Republican-led states to ease regulations

Edwin Rios

08, Mar, 2023 @5:22 PM

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Over 100 children illegally employed by US slaughterhouse cleaning firm
Labor department investigation finds Packers Sanitation Services Inc employed children between ages of 13 and 17 in eight states

Maya Yang

17, Feb, 2023 @8:08 PM

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