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Procedural Rule 2.13 Violations of Child Labor Law.

In matters pertaining to violations of the Child Labor Law, Miss. Code Ann. Sections 71-1-17 through 71-1-33 shall be considered by the Commission as the labor law referred to in Section 71-3-107 of the Mississippi Workers' Compensation Act. The Commission or Administrative Judge may order double compensation assessed against any employer where a minor worker is injured in the occupations or businesses specifically listed as hazardous in said sections of the Mississippi Code of 1972 Annotated. In all other instances of injury to minors, before double compensation shall be assessed against an employer as a penalty, there shall be filed with the Secretary of the Commission a certified copy of the findings of the court of final appeal on the prosecution and conviction of the employer in connection with violation of the Child Labor Law.

This Rule shall be in force and effect on and after January 18, 2018.

Source: Miss. Code Ann. § 71-3-85.

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