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Wisconsin's Senate approves a bill allowing 14 year olds to work as late as 11 p.m., and supporters say it could help plug the labor shortage

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

But business across Wisconsin say they're struggling to find enough workers.
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A proposed bill would allow 14 and 15 year olds in Wisconsin to work as late as 11 p.m..
Supporters say it could help plug the state's labor shortage.
Federal child-labor laws say under-16s must stop work at 9 p.m. or 7 p.m., depending on the time of year.
Wisconsin's Senate approved a bill on Wednesday that would allow 14 and 15-year-olds to work until 11 p.m. on some days - much later than current laws allow. Supporters of the bill say it could help plug the state's labor shortage...
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