Cross-posted from the blog of the Farmworker Advocacy Network:
By Michael Durbin
Two excellent op-eds illustrate how misinformation is used to block sensible attempts at giving farmworking children the same protections as other children.
In the New York Times, Marjorie Elizabeth Woods writes in “Pitting Child Safety Against the Family Farm” about the Department of Labor’s ill-fated attempt to prevent children under age 16 from working in dangerous farm jobs. Read More…