Why Do Child Labor Laws Exist?

Corporate laws and regulations exist because no industry can be entirely trusted to self-regulate. Big Tech and Big Agribusiness are no exception.

Child labor in the United States, 1909. Photo courtesy: Preus museum. Library of Congress; National Child Labor Committee Collection.

Trust. But Verify.

Q: Why do child labor laws exist? A: Because they must.

Have you heard? Big Tech can’t be trusted. It’s time for regulation. Yeah, no kidding.