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[Kentucky] GREENBERG: Protect children in tobacco fields

Right here, in Kentucky and other tobacco-producing states, children as young as 7 years old are facing Third World conditions. Toiling in the hot sun, these child workers must don black plastic trash bags with holes poked for their head and arms to avoid
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Oct 5, 2014 22:29
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Group urges tobacco companies to protect US child workers

U.S. children working in domestic tobacco fields regularly suffer from breathing problems, nausea and other ailments, an international rights group said in a report on Wednesday, urging the industry to develop tougher protections for its youngest workers.
Reuters
added May 15, 2014 09:14
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Agricultural Labor Practices Code

> There shall be no child labor. Measurable standards • There is no employment or recruitment of child labor. The minimum age for admission to work is not less than the age for the completion of compulsory schooling and, in any case, is not less
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 14, 2014 17:11
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[UK] Nottingham tobacco workers in protest over parking levy

The parking levy is being introduced to help pay for public transport improvements, including tram lines
BBC Online
added Apr 30, 2012 16:42
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[North Carolina] Major tobacco companies agree to meet with FLOC and discuss farmworkers’ right to freedom of association

Group Includes Reynolds American
Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO (FLOC)
added Apr 28, 2012 14:04
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[North Carolina] Tobacco firms agree to discuss farm workers' rights

Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 26, 2012 16:00
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[Alabama] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: With new smoke-free law, Birmingham City Council takes giant step toward protecting workers' health

Birmingham (AL) News
added Apr 23, 2012 00:00
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[UK] GMB tobacco workers oppose Nottingham's parking levy

BBC Online
added Apr 21, 2012 00:00
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