Child Labor Legislation: Schedules of Existing Statutes and Standard Child Labor Law Embodying the Best Provisions of the Most Effective Measures Now in Force: Handbook, 1908

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Josephine Goldmark
American academy of political and social science, 1907 - Child labor - 68 pages
 

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Page 16 - In doubtful cases such physical fitness shall be determined by a medical officer of the board or department of health.
Page 45 - ... establishment, proof of the giving of such notice and of such failure to produce and file such evidence shall be prima facie evidence in any prosecution brought for a violation of this article that such child is under sixteen years of age and is unlawfully employed.
Page 45 - It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to employ any child under fourteen years of age in any business or service whatever, during any part of the term during which the public schools of the district in which the child resides are in session.
Page 46 - Such certificate shall state the date and place of birth of the child, and describe the color of the hair and eyes, the height and weight and any distinguishing facial marks of such child, and that the papers required by the preceding section have been duly examined, approved and filed and that the child named in such certificate has appeared before the officer signing the certificate and been examined.
Page 51 - Bureau shall investigate and report * * * upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people...
Page 3 - Nothing in this act shall be construed to prohibit the employment of minors at agricultural, horticultural, or viticultural, or domestic labor during the time the public schools are not in session, or during other than school hours. For the purpose of this act, horticultural shall be understood to include the curing and drying, but not the canning, of all varieties of fruit.
Page 55 - One branch of the government [the judiciary] cannot encroach on the domain of another without danger. The safety of our institutions depends in no small degree on a strict observance of this salutary rule.
Page 47 - ... before the hour of seven o'clock in the morning or after the hour of seven o'clock in the evening.
Page 47 - A failure to produce to a truant officer or Labor Inspector any employment certificate or list required by this Act shall be prima facie evidence of the illegal employment of any person whose employment certificate is not produced, or whose name is not so listed.
Page 18 - ... read at sight and write legibly simple sentences in the English language, or is exempted by law from such attendance.

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