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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Child Farmworkers From Hazardous Working Conditions


Society & Culture  (tags: children, law, culture, ethics, children, society, child labor, safety, world, politics, americans )

Cal
- 326 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Right now, as many as 500,000 children are employed in U.S. fields, and there are no set limits on how many hours they can work, so long as they don't work during school hours



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CarrieSICK B. (315)
Monday December 30, 2013, 5:34 pm
Signed, noted, and tweeted.
 

Chaz Berlusconi (81)
Monday December 30, 2013, 5:36 pm
done
 

Debbie Williamson (272)
Monday December 30, 2013, 5:57 pm
Signed and shared. Thanks, Cal.
 

Nicole W. (640)
Monday December 30, 2013, 7:08 pm
You have added your voice to Protect Child Farmworkers from Hazardous Working Conditions ~ ty Cal
 

Erin R. (172)
Monday December 30, 2013, 7:28 pm
n & s
 

Edo R. (71)
Monday December 30, 2013, 9:57 pm
Thanks for sharing!
 

Elisa F. (239)
Monday December 30, 2013, 11:42 pm
N&S. Thanks, Cal.
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Monday December 30, 2013, 11:53 pm
Thank you! (s, n, p, t)
 

Natasha Salgado (563)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 12:09 am
Done-thx Cal
 

AniMae Chi (428)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 1:30 am
You have added your voice to Protect Child Farmworkers from Hazardous Working Conditions
113 supporters. 2,500 needed
 

Frances Darcy (223)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 1:33 am
done
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 1:56 am
Noted.
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (279)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 2:31 am
Signed Cal
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (383)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 4:25 am
Noted and signed, thanks Cal.
 

Ruth R. (219)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 4:30 am
Signed.
 

Sonali G. (0)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 4:53 am
signed thanks
 

Gloria picchetti (299)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 5:43 am
Signed. I unchecked the box "Sign me up for updates from TakePart about social justice related issues." because take care sends too much email.
 

. (0)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 6:30 am
Signed and Noted.
 

Jinny L. (71)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 6:31 am
Action completed. Thank you Cal!
 

Angelus Silesius (66)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 6:50 am
Why on earth exploit children?
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 6:57 am
S&N
 

Ana R (220)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 7:28 am
You Did It!
You have added your voice to Protect Child Farmworkers from Hazardous Working Conditions
noted...
Thank you, Cal.
 

Ben Oscarsito (342)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 7:33 am
Done. -Let chidren be children!
 

Chrissie H. (22)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 7:36 am
Noted and signed. Some children have little enough childhood as it is .They are our future .
 

. (0)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 7:51 am
Signed and noted. Thanks for sharing, Cal. Children that young should not be working in farms where they can be exposed to toxins and other harmful substances. They should be playing and learning and growing.
 

Michael Kirkby (86)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 7:59 am
Done along with quite a few others.
 

Sarah Baker (45)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 8:30 am
Signed and noted.
 

Franshisca Dearmas (91)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 9:11 am
Noted and signed. TY Cal
 

Allan Yorkowitz (447)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 11:12 am
petition signed
 

Aaron Bouchard (139)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 11:52 am
signed and noted thanks
 

John B. (158)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 12:01 pm
Thanks Cal for the link. Signed and noted.
"You Did It!
You have added your voice to Protect Child Farmworkers from Hazardous Working Conditions"
 

Michael Hernandez (1)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 12:46 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Janet R. (34)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 12:50 pm
I had no idea. Thanks for giving this information. Of course, I signed.
 

Lois Jordan (56)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 1:18 pm
Signed & noted. Thanks, Cal.
 

Marianne R. (107)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 1:37 pm
Noted and signed
 

Ondine J. (137)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 1:39 pm
Noted and signed,thanks
 

Dori C. (17)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 1:45 pm
signed.
 

Birgit W. (150)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 2:39 pm
Signed, thanks.
 

Vicky P. (466)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 5:53 pm
noted, signed, shared
 

Maggie Kearns (7)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 7:48 pm
N & S Thanks Cal!
 

Judith C. (146)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 9:44 pm
Signed
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Wednesday January 1, 2014, 11:37 am
Done
 

Winn Adams (199)
Wednesday January 1, 2014, 11:51 am
S&S
 

norma laborie (32)
Wednesday January 1, 2014, 2:36 pm
signed
 

linda b. (190)
Wednesday January 1, 2014, 3:52 pm
Children should be allowed to be children and should be enjoying all the things children love to do and not working on farms doing hard labour for long hours. Signed thanks Cal.
 

Susanne R. (249)
Wednesday January 1, 2014, 10:36 pm
Why is it that "as current law stands, child farmworkers, most notably those working on family farms, are exempt from legal safeguards that apply to all other children in the U.S. workforce."?

Gladly signed and noted! I urge Congress to pass the Care Act --although our do-nothing Congress doesn't seem to have sympathy for any group --adults or children-- that is overworked and underpaid. They're the ones who have allowed child farm workers to be exempt from legal safeguards that apply to all other children in the U.S. workforce in the first place! They need to change the errors of their ways!
 

Colleen L. (2)
Wednesday January 1, 2014, 11:52 pm
Petition signed. Thanks Cal
 

Inge Bjorkman (144)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 2:53 am
Signed

Love
 

Autumn S. (154)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 5:10 am
YOU DID IT!
You have added your voice to Protect Child Farmworkers from Hazardous Working Conditions
 

Arlene C. (121)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 6:35 am
LU ET J'AURAIS AIMÉ SIGNER LA PÉTITION MAIS QUÉBEC
 

Alicia N. (87)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 9:22 am
signed
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 11:26 am
Noted
 

Marija Mohoric (44)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 11:38 am
tks Cal
 

Angelene B. (146)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 11:55 am
signed
 

Jen A. (4)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 2:10 pm
Signed-while I agree children need to learn responsibility, there are limits and conditions for their young age. This petition is 17% at goal.
 

Madhu Pillai (22)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 3:09 pm
Done
 

Patsy Olive (0)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 3:18 pm
Noted & tweeted thanks.
 

Barbara V. (51)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 5:50 pm
Some kids were once playing on the roof of my house, which is quite large, and I didn't know it. When I learned about it I said to them, "Do you know that if you'd fallen and broken a leg or your neck, I would be held liable?" No, they didn't know that. Well then, if a child is hurt working on somebody's farm, the same liability should hold.
 

Franck R. (54)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 7:42 pm
Noted & Signed
 

. (0)
Friday January 3, 2014, 3:46 am
Signed!!! We can't keep overlooking problems that don't directly affect us and our families. We have to ensure that others have the same rights as we do.
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Friday January 3, 2014, 2:37 pm
signed & noted
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Friday January 3, 2014, 3:12 pm
Signed
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Monday February 3, 2014, 8:52 am
done
 
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