Pennsylvania teens may be allowed to work longer

Bill proposes to allow longer work hours during vacation months

As many companies know, child labor violations can be very messy. But one state is taking steps to relax some of the stricter rules.

The Labor and Industry Committee in Pennsylvania held a hearing this week regarding a bill that has been proposed to rewrite Pennsylvania’s child labor laws. The House legislation proposes to bring the state’s laws closer in line with federal child labor laws.


Cathleen Flahardy

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