MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A northern Wisconsin sawmill has agreed to pay nearly $191,000 and stop hiring children under 16 to settle a federal lawsuit labor regulators filed after a teenager was killed on the job this summer and other child employees were hurt in a string of accidents.
A state Assembly rep wants the state to have a law similar to groundbreaking legislation in Utah. Some parents are skeptical and experts aren’t sure if it can be enforced, but they want to do something about social media’s harmful potential with young minds.
It doesn’t matter if your kids are toddlers, elementary-age students, or tweens/teens in middle or high school. It can be hard to talk to them about what happened in Tennessee, no matter how old they are.
Republicans immediately rejected Biden's plan, but have yet to release their own budget. They have made it clear, however, that they want to apply deep spending cuts to everything from health insurance to food assistance benefits.