WaPo | In a tight labor market, some states look to another type of worker: Children
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It’s part of a persistent trend in labor economics, experts say. When employers struggle to find talent, many prefer to hire younger, cheaper workers rather than increase pay and benefits to attract adults.
“A lot of the child labor jobs are menial jobs and those skills aren’t transferrable,” – Debbie Berkowitz for The Washington Post
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