The Senate of Rhode Island have passed a bill regulating the employment of minors in factories. The act provides that children un. der twelve years shall not be employed in any manufacturing establishment in that State, and children between twelve and fifteen shall not be employed more than eleven hours in any one day, nor more than nine months in any one year, and these children must attend pchool at least three months in the year. The bill provides that ten hours shall constitnte a day's work.
This article was originally published with the title "Labor Law in Rhode Island"