Bloomberg Law
July 16, 2018, 2:01 PMUpdated: July 18, 2018, 3:31 PM

Proposal to Relax Child Labor Law Sent for White House Review (Corrected)

Ben Penn
Ben Penn

A regulation to ease child labors laws to let teenagers work longer hours in jobs currently deemed hazardous is now one procedural hurdle from public release.

The Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division sent this proposed rule to the White House regulatory review office July 14, according to an online posting. The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs will now review the proposal and send it back to the DOL for final edits before it can be published for public comment.

Earlier plans for this regulation detailed in a draft summary of the rule obtained by Bloomberg Law in ...

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