Proposed Child Labor Rules Could Alter Farm Life

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Pat Blank, senior news producer, Iowa Public Radio's KUNI
Bill Northey, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
Nancy Leppink, deputy administrator, U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division

The Department of Labor has proposed regulations that would limit the kinds of work children can do on farms. Opponents feel the rules would hurt family farms and fundamentally alter farming life, while proponents say the changes would help keep kids safe.

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