US Labour Department’s Findings on Increase in Child Labour Violations: Know What Authorities Will Do Posted on February 28, 2023 News By Akta Yadav 74 Views US Labour Department:- The US Labour Department has found several popular Companies to be partaking in activities which contribute towards an increase in child labour violations including illegal employment of migrant minors. Shocking statistics have surfaced which have now compelled the US government to devise an action plan to combat the situation. US Labour Department Findings of the US Labour Department: Increase in Child Labour Violations Illegal employment of migrant minors have emerged the primary problem since minors who migrate to the US unaccompanied by any elder are the prime targets of firms which use children for their jobs. There has been a 70% increase in child labour violations according to the US Labour Department between 2018 to 2023. 835 companies including Hyundai Motors and Hearthside Food Solutions have been found to contribute towards the increase in child labour violations. It has also been foiund by the US Labour Department that the illegal employment of migrant minors is mostly in industries which involve hazadous activities and must be done solely by adults, however, employers use children for such hazardous jobs on low wages to cut the costs of employing an adult. Plans to Combat The Increase in Child Labour Violations The process of deportation will be speedened in order to counter illegal employment of migrant minors. While the process for evaluation of Companies and their functioning has begun, criminal probes are being initiated against Companies found in gross violation of norms. Heavier fines have been planned to be imposed. Describing the illegal employment of migrant minors, an official said, “We are seeing children across the country working in conditions that they should never ever be employed in the first place.” US Labour Department For more updates keep visiting our website www.topstoriesworld.com where we provide unbiased, true and top stories of the world.