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The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) was the first successful comprehensive legislation addressing child labor laws in the United States. While important, the FLSA left a lot to be desired for agricultural child workers as it provides less protections for them than for non-agricultural child workers. This disparity has left child agricultural workers legally allowed to work in hazardous conditions at a young age, and work nearly unlimited hours. For the most part, child labor laws were at a stalemate until 1999 when the United States ratified the International Labor Organization (ILO) Convention No. 182, also known as the Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention. However, the provisions in the United States’ FLSA violate the standards set forth in ILO Convention No. 182.