| Jun 30, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Just how real is reality TV, anyways? Its producers say very real -- and for that reason, they say, child labor laws shouldn't apply to them and their shows. According to a June 26 L.A. Times article, "[D]ozens of kids are appearing on reality programs...
| Apr 14, 2010
Pennsylvania legislators are scheduled to hear testimony about child labor laws from relatives of reality TV mom Kate Gosselin.
The state House Republican Policy Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday in the Philadelphia suburb of Horsham (HOR'-shem) to...
| Aug 27, 2010
| 5:23 PM
— Long before Austin "Jack" DeCoster became a central figure in one of the largest egg recalls in history, he had paid more than $10 million in fines and lawsuit settlements, his eggs were banned in one state and quarantined in another, and he was...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 11:21 AM
The U.S. Labor Department has fined three of the nation's largest movie chains for violating child labor laws. The department says dozens of teenage workers in nine states (including Indiana) performed dangerous jobs or worked longer hours than allowed by...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 5:47 AM
The three young workers sank into a funnel of corn that pulled them down like quicksand toward the bottom of the giant grain bin.
Wyatt Whitebread, 14, started screaming as the kernels moved past his chest, up his chin and over his head within a matter...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 5:36 AM
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Shelly Mayer says she would never do anything to put her three children in harm’s way on their family dairy farm, but she worries that proposed regulations could put an end to many jobs for farm kids.
As Americans, Mayer...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 1:05 AM
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Shelly Mayer says she would never do anything to put her three children in harm's way on their family dairy farm, but she worries that proposed regulations could put an end to many jobs for farm kids.
As Americans, Mayer says, we are...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 10:45 AM
For generations farm kids have developed a work ethic while performing chores on the family farm. But the U.S. Department of Labor is proposing regulations that would make many chores illegal for kids under 16.
The proposed regulations don't apply to...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Most farmers, ranchers and farm/ranch groups would like to take the new youth farm labor proposals by the Department of Labor into their fields and spread it like manure.
This is a case of government overreach and getting into the business...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 12:46 AM
The company that owns Victoria's Secret vowed a full investigation Thursday after a report said cotton used in some of its products is grown using child labor.
"We are very concerned," parent company Limited Brands said in a statement, noting that the...
| Nov 11, 2009
| 9:32 PM
Jon Gosselin is accusing TLC of violating child labor laws. Of course he is. RadarOnline.com reports that his attorneys are painting him as "David versus Goliath" in their response to TLCâ€™s request for a preliminary injunction against the reality TV.......
| Aug 7, 2009
| 10:41 AM
SANTA ANA -- A California appeals court has ruled that octuplets mom Nadya Suleman is not required to have a court-appointed guardian to oversee the estate of her 14 children.
The Fourth District Court of Appeal issued the temporary stay Thursday,...