ADOLESCENT FARMWORKERS IN THE UNITED STATES: ENDANGERMENT AND EXPLOITATION Introduction Farmworker Poverty Vulnerability of Farmworkers Farm Labor Contractors Health and Safety Risks. Pesticides Sanitation Lack of Toilet Facilities Lack of Handwashing Facilities Lack of Drinking Water. Hazardous Conditions; Work-Related Illnesses. The Worker Protection Standard and other Environmental Protection Agency Regulations and their Enforcement. Arizona Enforcement of EPA Regulations.
Fingers to the bone united states failure to protect child farmworkers I. summary. II. RECOMMENDATIONS To The United States Congress To the Wage and Hour Division, United States Department of Labor. Damaris . now nineteen, started working in the broccoli and lettuce fields when she was thirteen years old and continued until she was nearly eighteen. During the five months of peak season, she usually worked fourteen hours a day, with two fifteen-minute breaks and a half-hour for lunch.
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Fingers to the bone: United States failure to protect child farmworkers. Child labor in agriculture: Changes needed to better protect health and educational opportunities. Washington: Human Rights Watch. US Department of Justice. Washington, DC: GAO/HEHS-98–193. Child labor: Labor can strengthen its efforts to protect children who work. Washington, DC: GAO-02–880. Windau, . Sygnatur, . &Toscano, G. (1999).
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The federal labor laws that govern child farmworkers, moreover, don't recognize that the agricultural sector .
The federal labor laws that govern child farmworkers, moreover, don't recognize that the agricultural sector has moved away from bucolic fields and toward modern-day plantation slavery. regulations allow children as young as 12 to work on farms, and small farms have no minimum age if the child has parental permission. Toiling alongside their parents under brutal conditions, children are underpaid and exposed to injury and pesticide contamination. Young girls are exceptionally vulnerable to sexual abuse. For many, education and play time are impossible luxuries.
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