EAG-025: Child Labor Laws and Agriculture
child labor laws and agriculture information sheet

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Publication Date: 2016 May New
Email: mwaller@tamu.edu

Product Code: EAG-025

Free electronic download only.  Child labor laws help ensure that workplace responsibilities and conditions for minors are safe. Because many farmers and ranchers employ minors to help on weekends or over the summer, it is crucial that they understand child labor laws related to agriculture. This publication summarizes the rules and requirements that apply to employing children to work on farms and ranches, as well as the penalties for violating these rules. By Tiffany Dowell Lashmet. 3 pages, 3 photos.