Child Labor Laws

Some of the facts you should know about CLL

Child Labor Laws was created by the senate in 1916

What? Federal & state legislation that protects children by restricting the type & hours of work they perform.

Why? The purpose of the Child Labor Laws is to protect children from exposure to hazardous, unsanitary, or immoral conditions, & overwork.

Child Labor Laws in Georgia

Minors under the age of 16 may work no longer than:

4 hours on a school day

8 hours on a non-school day

40 hours during a non-school week

Minors under the age of 16 may:

Not work before 6 am

Not work after 9 pm

CLL in Alabama

Minors age of 16/17 may:


Not work hours before 5 am or after 10 pm on a school night

*on months when there is no school in secession, minors 16 or older do not have an hour restriction

*no breaks are required for minors 16 or older

https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/dlse-cl.htm

Child Labor Facts


Child Labor in Pakistan

I'm sure you've heard of Nike. We all know that Nike soccer balls are pretty popular. But I bet you didn't know that if you've bought a Nike soccer ball recently, the odds are it was made by a child in Pakistan. Over half the world's soccer balls are made in Pakistan on a production line with not only adults, but children too.


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Child Labor in Latin America (Columbia)

  • 2.5 million children are forced to work to support their families
  • only 60% of all children in Columbia leave school with a primary school diploma
  • some children work 6 to 7 hours a day
  • most of them work 9 hours a day
  • their wages are extremely low
  • they receive no health or unemployment benefits


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