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Child labor laws fail boys killed on job: State agency too understaffed to monitor all businesses [Washington State, USA]

Author: Laura Lica, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Published on: 16 August 2003

Three 16-year-old boys have died in work-related accidents in Washington this week, prompting calls for stronger enforcement of laws governing underage workers...Current laws require adequate protection of teen workers, labor leaders say, but enforcement is often lacking.

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