August 9, 2012

Parents defend putting children to work on farms

The Labor Department failed to pass an initiative that would require paid farm workers to be 16 to use power equipment, such as tractors. They would have to be 18 to work at grain elevators, silos and feedlots. The rules would not have applied to children working at farms owned by their parents, but they would have limited the paid jobs youngsters could do on their neighbors’ and relatives’ farms. The agency dropped its proposal […]
October 29, 2010

NYC School Teacher Sues to End Alleged Retaliation for Reporting Unsafe Conditions

NYC School Teacher Sues to End Alleged Retaliation for Reporting Unsafe Conditions Leeds Morelli & Brown, the Carle Place, NY law firm, filed suit in federal court on behalf of a New York City school teacher allegedly disciplined in retaliation for complaining to OSHA about unsafe conditions at a Brooklyn school facility. Email PDF Print New York, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2010 A tenured gym teacher has sued administrators of a New York City public […]