Child labor laws, Gender equality in flight

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We learn more about the state of child labor laws after a Wisconsin teenager died on the job. Then, two female pilots join us to discuss the progress women have made in flight.

Featured in this Show

  • The US has a child labor crisis hidden in plain sight

    Two sixteen-year-olds have recently died while working at industrial sites, including a Wisconsin boy who was killed in a sawmill accident last month. Workers’ rights advocates explain why this should be a warning sign for states across the country that are proposing to roll back child labor protections.

  • EAA's WomenVenture highlights achievements and opportunities for women in flight

    A pair of trailblazing pilots in town for the EAA fly-in in Oshkosh talk about some of the history and significance of women in flight — combat and otherwise.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Richelle Wilson Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Terri Gerstein Guest
  • Reid Maki Guest
  • Michelle Curran Guest
  • Eileen Bjorkman Guest

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