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US child labour violations rise as businesses defy laws to fill roles

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Financial Times, February 2023

Child labour breaches have soared in the US as businesses grappling with staff shortages resort to illegally using teenagers to fill graveyard shifts. Violations of child labour rules rose by 37 per cent during 2022, according to official US figures, with the number of minors discovered by the Department of Labor to be unlawfully employed increasing from 2,819 to 3,876.

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