Lauri Cleary and Stan Reed Speak on Child Labor Laws Regarding Volunteers and Interns at Global Risk Management Conference

Lauri Cleary and Stan Reed recently gave a presentation on child labor laws at the annual Global Adventist Risk Management conference. Their plenary session addressed how schools and other nonprofits using volunteers, students and interns may be at risk regarding employment and labor  laws.

Lauri and Stan spoke about: 

  • The purposes of child labor laws
  • From sweatshop to college internship, why do you need to be aware of child labor laws?
  • What sets of laws, regulations and rules apply?
  • Issues to consider and tests to apply
  • Consequences your organization may face: liability and penalties
  • Tips for schools and employers

Lauri Cleary and Stan Reed are litigation attorneys at Lerch, Early & Brewer in Bethesda, Maryland. Lauri represents individual and corporate clients, including religious and other nonprofit organizations, educational institutions and insurance underwriters in all types of commercial, tort and employment litigation matters in addition to providing employment and litigation avoidance advice. Stan represents individuals and corporations, including nonprofits and health care providers, in complex civil and employment litigation, as well as in white collar and other criminal defense matters and professional responsibility matters. For more information about how child labor laws may affect your internship or volunteer programs, contact Lauri at (301) 657-0176 or or Stan at (301) 657-0177 or



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