Barn Media 12-16-11: Effort Launched to Get Proposed Labor Department Rule Changes Dropped | TheFencePost.com

Barn Media 12-16-11: Effort Launched to Get Proposed Labor Department Rule Changes Dropped

Brian Allmer

Kansas Senator Jerry Moran is leading an effort to head off onerous new Department of Labor rules which spell out what young people can and cannot do while working on farms and farm-related businesses. While DOL says the rules do not apply to young people engaged in working on their own family farms – Moran doesn’t buy it. Now – Moran says lawmakers and farm groups have launched a major effort to have the department drop the proposal all together. Colorado Ag Commissioner John Salazar discussed this issue on his monthly interview as well…

Kansas Senator Jerry Moran is leading an effort to head off onerous new Department of Labor rules which spell out what young people can and cannot do while working on farms and farm-related businesses. While DOL says the rules do not apply to young people engaged in working on their own family farms – Moran doesn’t buy it. Now – Moran says lawmakers and farm groups have launched a major effort to have the department drop the proposal all together. Colorado Ag Commissioner John Salazar discussed this issue on his monthly interview as well…