April 18, 2023

Episode 98: Unpacking the Child Labor Crisis

Recent media reporting has uncovered just how widespread the use of child labor is in the United States. Rather than rush in to strengthen child labor laws and enforcement, some states are actually moving to make it easier for employers to hire children. Beth Binczik speaks with Terri Gerstein about why child labor is on the rise and what needs to happen to protect minors and workers' rights. 

Episode Host: Elizabeth Binczik, ACS Director of Policy and Program for Economic Justice

Episode Guest: Terri Gerstein, Director of the State and Local Enforcement Project, Harvard Law School


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