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How Corporate Travelers Can Combat Child Exploitation

More than 40 million people around the world are trapped in modern-day slavery, and a quarter of them are children. BCD Travel, in partnership with international advocacy group ECPAT, has released a video to raise awareness among business travelers about warning signs of child enslavement or sexual exploitation. The message: Don’t look away. Watch this ...
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Special Handling of Hospitality Claims Involving Minor Children of All Ages

Hospitality claims involving children differ from adult claims because generally the law does not expect children to comprehend the dangers they might face. As a result, the common law has recognized the doctrine of attractive nuisance. This doctrine confers a duty upon landowners who have reason to believe that children may come onto their property. ...
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Hiring Minors in the Heat of the Summer: What Employers Need to Know

Summertime is quickly approaching and ’tis the season for beach vacations, fun in the sun, and summer hires—many of which will be under the age of 18 years old. In anticipation of summer hires, employers may want to familiarize themselves with the federal laws outlining child labor restrictions. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), ...
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