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Julie Suarez, New York Farm Bureau’s director of public policy, spoke against proposed changes to labor laws that would keep minors from performing some jobs on family farms.

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Department of Labor regulation would keep minors from some family farm work

At the core of the proposed regulation are restrictions on what kind of work children under the age of 18 will be able to do. Farming advocates say they’re overly restrictive.


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