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I just read this in Jan Swan Woods column in the Tri-State
Livestock News.

"You'd better be paying attention to what the Department of Labor (DOL)
has proposed. They want to implement restrictions on yurth under 16 working on farms and ranches. That includes using horses to work stock, docking lambs, stacking hay, etc.
They insist that there will be an exemption for kids working for their parents, but that won't include other relatives. I can't imagine trying to raise kids without teaching them to work or trying to run a place
without their help. The best help anyone can have is the homegrown kind and this would stop that. The most useful kids with the best work ethic, to me, are the ranch/farm kids who have worked beside thier folks and
grandfolks and learned how to think on their feet, take responsibility
and break a sweat. There are hordes of city kids that can't run anything except a computer and video games so now they want to ruin the rest
of them. I think DOL stands for Department of Lunacy. Anyway, if this alarms you, and it should, they are taking comments until Nov. 1.
Write to them at Wage and Hour Division; US DOL; Room S 3502, 200
Constitution Ave. NW; Washington, D.C. 20210. Make sure you
include the agency name (Wage and Hour Div.) and regulation
information #1235-AA06 in this letter. You can check this out at
www.regulations.gov as well.

Don't let them do this! Get on the stick and write the letter with
your opinion of this lunacy sated concisely. It will be too late to
do anything about it afterward."

Nov. 1, that's a bit more than two weeks away. We haven't got
much time and we need to get the word out. Do your part. And
don't wait.
 

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4Diamond said:
My question to all these insane ideas is how can they be regulated?
They don't have to regulate these laws. When your kid gets hurt they will investigate and charge you. If nothing ever happens you are good to go.
 

Whitewing

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4Diamond said:
My question to all these insane ideas is how can they be regulated?

Simple, a Hay-stacking Czar, a Stall-cleaning Czar, a Lamb-docking Czar and all the associated federal employees.

Try to keep up. :D
 

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4Diamond

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per said:
4Diamond said:
My question to all these insane ideas is how can they be regulated?
They don't have to regulate these laws. When your kid gets hurt they will investigate and charge you. If nothing ever happens you are good to go.

Investigate HA HA no such thing around these parts.
 
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