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Iowa Rolls Back Child Labor Protections

HeadlineMay 05, 2023

Iowa Republican Governor Kim Reynolds on Thursday pledged to sign a bill rolling back child labor protections. Among other things, the legislation will permit children as young as 14 to work in construction and demolition jobs if a guardian has granted permission.

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