Wikimedia CommonsStrawberries tended by a person of legal working age. E. coli isn't the only problem plaguing strawberry farms in the Pacific Northwest. Last week three Washington State strawberry farms were fined for employing children as young as six years old to work in their fields.
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Jennifer SilverbergKeith Conway, Kinloch's longtime mayor, faces one felony count each of wire fraud and federal program theft.Keith Conway, the mayor of the north St. Louis County municipality of Kinloch, has been indicted on charges of theft and wire fraud.Conway, 47, allegedly used funds from ... More >>
www.greenfreak.netEarlier this week, the U.S. Department of Labor cited St. Louis-based company Build-A-Bear Workshop for child labor violations in five states and the makers of the cuddly little stuffed animals were slapped with more than $25,000 in fines.But while the phrase "child labor" conjures ... More >>
Kellwood's taking fashion forward by making virtually all our clothes in the Third World. But the St. Louis giant carefully cloaks its operations, its plant locations and its monitoring of labor conditions.