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Advocates react to the Obama administration’s unexpected decision to drop proposed revisions to rules on children working in agriculture — an industry with a high fatality rate for young workers.

Child agricultural labor rule: Not just dead, but erased from DOL’s website

It was bad enough when the Obama Administration withdrew a proposed rule to protect the most vulnerable workers in our country—children employed on farms—-but somebody told the Labor Department staff to delete all evidence of the proposal from the Labor Department’s website.