Child Labor

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Child Labor

The employment of persons under a certain age. Child labor generally is restricted. For example, a jurisdiction may prohibit children under 16 from working during school hours, and children under 18 from working in hazardous conditions. Employment of young children is sometimes associated with sweat shops.
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