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Florida bill weakening child labor protections on construction sites heads to full Senate

As some states seek to strengthen protections for minors in the workforce, Florida lawmakers are moving forward with a bill that would weaken child labor law by allowing teenagers 16 and older to work non-clerical jobs on residential construction sites. The bill (SB 460) cleared its final Republican-dominated committee stop Thursday in a 13–4 vote.  […]