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Employers chosen to participate in the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses are required by law (Public Law 91-596) to complete the survey. What is the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses? The Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is designed to provide an estimate of the number of work-related injuries and illnesses and a measure of the rate at which they occur.  For more serious cases, those that involve one or more days away from work for the injured or ill employee, the respondent employer is asked to provide a description of ...
reform movement. Its mission is to promote "the rights, awareness, dignity, well-being and education of children and youth as they relate to work and working.” NCLC, headquartered on Broadway in Manhattan, New York , is administered by a board of directors that is currently chaired by Betsy Brand.
child labor faq's
Child labor is not the “laid back 17 year old teenager working the McDonald’s cashier”, but instead one of the 246 million [1] children under the age of 18 in 2006, who work full time throughout the year. In principle, there is nothing wrong with having children work, but it is not principle that motivates 1 in every 12 children [2] to perform the worst kinds of child labor: slavery, forced labor, armed combat, commercial sexual exploitation, illicit activities and hazardous work. Rather, there is a intimidating factor…why would a child want to lose his or her childhood, freedom, playtime…why would a child want to get cut, ... market research, surveys and trends
Workers' Compensation FAQs - General Information | NJ Personal ...
You should notify your employer as soon as possible.   The notice may be given to the foreman, supervisor, personnel office, or anyone in authority at the employer’s place of business.  Notice does not have to be in writing. If you are in need of medical treatment, a request should be made to the employer as soon as possible.  Please note that under the NJ workers’ compensation law, the employer and/or their insurance carrier can select the health care provider(s)  to treat injured workers for work related injuries. You should consider contacting the insurance carrier directly or alternatively, you may want to ... market research, surveys and trends


FAQs - Child Labor - GoodWeave - Rug Certification
Some child weavers work at home, side by side with other family members. Aren't they better off than child weavers in factories? Isn’t carpet weaving less dangerous than working with machinery or chemicals as some children do? If children are forced to leave carpet weaving, won’t they turn to crime or prostitution? In many countries, carpet weaving is an ancient and honored craft. Why deny children this form of cultural and intellectual expression? How can selling GoodWeave certified rugs improve my business? Is the demand for GoodWeave certified rugs expanding? How does the GoodWeave certification process work? industry trends, business articles and survey research
American Time Use Survey Home Page
measures the amount of time people spend doing various activities, such as paid work, childcare, volunteering, and socializing. June 24, 2009 In 2008, 21 percent of employed Americans age 15 and over did some or all of their work at home on days that they worked and 86 percent did some or all of their work at their workplace. More... ( HTML ) ( PDF ) May 08, 2008 In the years 2003-06, married mothers who were employed full time were more likely to do household activities and provide childcare on an average day than were married fathers who were employed full time. Among full-time workers, married fathers were ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Want to put your adult child on your insurance? Here's how
But even the most adventurous young adults know that it's foolhardy to go without health insurance. Now, millions of young people won't have to take that risk. A provision in the health care reform bill allows adult children to remain on their parents' group health insurance policies until age 26. Last week, the Obama administration released regulations that provided details on this provision. Here are some answers to questions about the law. Q : Can insurance companies charge a higher premium to cover an adult child? A: No. The regulations are very clear on this point, says Randy Abbott, health care consultant ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


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The Rugmark website has a very good Child Labor FAQs section, as well as occasional reports back from the field. Rugmark operates in India, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
ILAB - Frequently Asked Questions
"Child labor" under international standards means all work performed by a person below the age of 15. It also includes all work performed by a person below the age of 18 in the following practices: (A) All forms of slavery or practices similar to slavery, such as the sale or trafficking of children, debt bondage and serfdom, or forced or compulsory labor, including forced or compulsory recruitment of children for use in armed conflict; (B) The use, procuring, or offering of a child for prostitution, for the production of pornography or for pornographic purposes; (C) The use, procuring, or offering of a child for ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Child Labor: Additional Resources
Companion website to the book of the same name. Contains many excerpts from the oral histories from mill workers featured in this site. "Description of a Mill Village" - The impressions of a writer from the Federal Writers' Project of Royal Cotton Mill Village in Wake Forest, NC in 1938. (To access the document, type the search term "Description of a Mill Village" into the search box.) Carolinas Textile Exhibit - Images from the Gaston County Museum, including photographs of the community, technology and economy surrounding the textile industry in Gaston County. A Southern Mill Village: History of Old ...
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I can answer questions about payroll laws and payroll tax laws and Human Resource laws and agencies. I can answer federal payroll and human resource law questions and most states; I do not have a knowledge of the local taxes for cities and counties within the state. If and when I can I will try and send you the website where you can reference the answer and where you can obtain more information as well as a contact number if needed for that particular agency. Some agencies I have worked with are IRS, Department of Labor (federal and state), Revenue Canada (and provincial governments), Inland Revenue, OSHA (0ccupational Safety ...
Google Answers: Clothing manufacturers who DON'T use sweatshop labor?
I recently saw Michael Moore's excellent documentary film, "The Big One" on cable television. I found the segments focusing on Nike and it's CEO especially interesting. It started me thinking about my own culpability as a consumer. Is it feasible or even possible to buy clothing in the United States from manufacturers who don't use "sweatshop"* labor? What I'm looking for as an answer to this question would be sites that have extensive lists or compilations of information regarding which companies do and which don't use sweatshop labor*. Secondly, when confronted on this issue most ...