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Child Labor Coalition Congressional briefing
"Too young and too dangerous: The hazards of harvesting tobacco and other crops for farmworker children"

The Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard, Representative from California and lead sponsor of HR 2764, The Children’s Act for Responsible Employment (CARE Act), which would remove labor law exemptions that allows children to do wage work on farms at age 12 and perform hazardous work at age 16.

The Honorable David Cicilline, Representative from Rhode Island and lead sponsor of H.R. 1848, legislation to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to prohibit employment of children in tobacco-related agriculture in the United States by deeming such employment as oppressive child labor.

Virginia State Delegate Alfonso Lopez (D-49)

Margaret WurthChildren’s Rights Division, Human Rights Watch. Presenting new research on the impact of nicotine poisoning and toxic pesticides  on young tobacco workers.

Teen tobacco worker

Norma Flores Lopez, East Coast Migrant Head Start and Child Labor Coalition

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December 09, 2015 at 2pm - 3pm
2168 Rayburn House Office Building| Gold Room
Washington, DC 20515
United States
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(202) 207-2820