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84: Federal Child Labor Laws

Child labor laws are too restrictive

“Never let school get in the way of your education.” The child labor laws are made possible by the Fair Labor Standards Act. The purpose of the child labor laws are to keep children safe and prevent work from jeopardizing their education. I think that’s ironic because for many, myself included, work is a better educator than school.…

About the author, Thomas

I have 20 of years insurance industry experience in C-level management, focusing on all aspects of workers compensation, risk management, loss control, employee benefits, HR, payroll and professional employer organization (“PEO”) operations. Currently, I am the owner and CEO of Humanly HR, and founder and host of SmallBiz Brainiac; a podcast providing employer intelligence to small business owners.

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