A new bill signed on Saturday will require schools to teach students about child labor, workplace safety, and rights to organize.
The Senate voted on a bill allowing 14-year-olds to work six-hour night shifts, and passed it at 4:52 a.m.
Republicans in Arkansas passed a bill that would allow children as young as 14 to work without first obtaining permission.
With the rising demand for Afghan coal both domestically and abroad, the influx of young miners is likely to increase even more.
More children will work to survive now that the government has paused the education system until 2021, say observers.
U.N. humanitarian programs in the war-ravaged country are “reaching a potential breaking point,” said a U.N. spokesman.
Apple, Google, Microsoft, Dell, and Tesla are being sued over their alleged reliance on cobalt mined by children.
Children are said to be exposed to grueling work hours, parental pressure, and physical abuse.
The ski resort he runs employs as many as 400 minors, according to the Indianapolis Star.
Each year, an average of 170,000 agricultural workers are killed at work globally.
Your highlighter palette might make your cheekbones pop, but kids as young as six are mining the raw mineral that provides its sparkly effect.
Though the Indian government has technically made labor for children under the age of 14 illegal, adolescents are still allowed to work for their family members—in potentially harsh and unregulated conditions.