Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Child Labor Making A Comeback In Maine

GOP Governor Wants 12-Year-Old Kids to Work - Cheaply (Video) | Progressive Populist:
Paul LePage, (Republican and need you even ask?) Governor of the great state of Maine is advocating changing child labor laws.

LePage seeks to loosen regulations currently in place. Now, students must be 16, enrolled in school and passing a majority of their classes to be able to get a job. If all conditions are met, those teenagers can obtain a work permit from the Superintendent of Schools.

The Governor wants to blow past all that falderal and have 12 year olds get the permits directly from the Department of Labor...

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