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Think child labor in the US is a thing of the past? Think again. — The ...

Think child labor in the US is a thing of the past? Think again. — The ... | Progressive reform in the 1900's | Scoop.it
Through its advocacy, the Child Labor Coalition, has worked to reduce that number. Each spring, NCL produces a report called “The Five Most Dangerous Jobs for Teens,” which highlights the year's most dangerous and ...
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Helping to End Oppressive Child Labor in the US – The Photography of Lewis Hine

Helping to End Oppressive Child Labor in the US – The Photography of Lewis Hine | Progressive reform in the 1900's | Scoop.it

The 1900 United States Census showed the population of America growing by over 20% since the previous census ten years before. Good news for a still expanding, young country. Yet there was another astonishing figure which appalled many. One in six children aged between five and ten were recorded as being in gainful employment.


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Five Surprising Facts About the Fiscal Cost of Immigration Reform

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RT @BusinessForward: Worth sharing: The top 5 facts to consider in the #ImmigrationReform fiscal impact debate: http://t.co/hWk4eLkYCa
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Child labor - Advantages vs disadvantages - EssayForum

Topic: In many countries, children are engaged in some kind of paid work. Some people regard this as completely wrong, while others consider it as val Child labor - Advantages vs disadvantages.
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Musicians' Union marks 120th anniversary on 7 May

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7th May 2013 marks the 120th anniversary of the founding of the Musicians’ Union.

 

In the late 19th century, organised resistance to employers regularly put jobs for musicians at risk. However, in April 1893, after an incident at the Gaiety Theatre, orchestral players in Manchester received an anonymous circular:


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