WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The grocery industry is opposing a bill introduced by Rep. Tom Lantos, D-Calif., that would restrict the weekly hours and time of day teen-agers can work during the school year. Under the proposed measure: Fourteen- and 15-year-olds would be restricted to working three hours a day, a maximum of 15 hours a week, and could only work from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Teens these ages are currently permitted to work 20 hours a week. Sixteen- and 17-year-olds, or 18-year-olds who are ...
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