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Top Democrat Queries DOL Plan To Allow Teens To Work In Hazardous Jobs

June 04, 2018
A top House Democrat is questioning whether the Labor Department adequately determined the safety and other impacts of its plan to weaken rules prohibiting minors from working in certain non agricultural operations that the Secretary finds to be hazardous or detrimental to their health. “Rolling back these regulations could jeopardize the safety of America’s youth,” Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), the chief deputy House Democratic whip, wrote in the May 23 letter to Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta , noting that workplace...

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