Posted 3/14/2019 08:03 (#7379535 - in reply to #7379182) Subject: RE liability of child labor laws vs "adults"
The stringency of child labor laws over the past 5 years hampers anyone with kids in their employ. Detasseling has always been a 1st job for early teens. but, kids have the common sense of kids and de tasseling is hot , hard work.
Liability of injuries (eye pokes, rashes, sunburn, scratches, falling out of baskets, rolled/sprained ankles, heat exhaustion) is huge for any company and crew. imagine the scrutiny of extremely rare instances where a spray plane dusts a kid crew?.......