A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM INJURY AND DEATH AT AGRICULTURAL ESTABLISHMENTS AND TO PRESERVE THE TRADITIONAL ROLE OF EMPLOYMENT ON THE FAMILY FARM.
Amends GS 95-25.5 adding subsection (o) prohibiting youths under 14 years of age from being employed in agriculture, unless the youth is employed by his or her parent (including stepparent), guardian, grandparent, sibling, aunt, uncle, or person standing in loco parentis on a farm owned or operated by that relative person. If the youth is working on a farm owned or operated by any relative other than the youth's parent, written permission from the parent or guardian is required.
Amends GS 95-25.14 to make conforming changes concerning exemptions to minimum wage, overtime, youth employment, and record keeping.
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