Fact Sheet

CARE Act (H.R. 2234)

Child Rights

CAREActIntroduced by Representative Lucille Roybal Allard (D-CA), The CARE Act is legislation that would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to address inequities in current labor laws that currently allow farmworker children to work longer hours, at younger ages, and in more hazardous conditions than children working in other sectors. This fact sheet provides an overview of the legislation and outlines the impact it will have on children and families.

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