Martin Niziolek
Martin Niziolek voted up Charles Davis' answer

The US has pretty strict laws on underage workers. I do think there should be laws world wide, but, who's going to enforce them, and how? Let's invade North Korea or China to stop child labor abuse, I don't think that's going to happen. The only road we have is education and example.

Martin Niziolek
Martin Niziolek voted up Gator Blu's answer

The only way a child can work on a farm is if it is a family farm. Children are given chores to do and it is often th only way a family farm can function. Plus the laws were writtien when there were a lot of family farms. It was vital to feeding our country. … Read more

Martin Niziolek
Martin Niziolek voted up Charles Davis' answer

The labor laws for farms are similar to other labor laws, ESPECIALLY when it comes to child labor laws. They are a bit loser for agriculture (not just farms) then it is for other industries, but not much. About the only actual law I know of, for sure, is the overtime law.