Prof. Charlotte Garden Quoted by Star Tribune on Company Allegedly Illegally Hiring Children in Slaughterhouses
Professor Charlotte Garden was recently quoted by the Star Tribune on a case against a company that has been accused of soliciting fake IDs in order to hire minors in slaughterhouses. While it is legal for minors to work, the are prohibited from working in certain high-risk work environments–such as slaughterhouses. Professor Garden, who teaches labor and employment law, shared, "The allegations here are especially egregious and comprehensive. Children can't work cleaning meat-processing machines under any circumstances because that is a 'hazardous occupation.' "