child labor

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Gainful employment of a child under age 17 in a workplace that employs adults functioning in equal or similar capacities, in agriculture, factories, the service sector, mines, etc.

child labor

Public health Gainful employment of a child–usually,
< age 15 in a workplace that employs adults functioning in equal or similar capacities. See Sweatshops. Cf Terms of Engagement.
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