Protecting Children Act

US House Dems seek to stiffen penalties for employers violating federal child labor law

BY: - July 5, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Education and Workforce Committee Democrats last week announced the introduction of a bill to increase civil and criminal penalties for employers who knowingly violate child labor laws. The measure would also prevent states from easing federal child labor standards. The bill, The Protecting Children Act, comes as multiple states have passed […]