This report was prepared under the direction of Andrew J. Samet, Deputy Under Secretary for International Labor Affairs (ILAB). The writing, editing, research, and coordination of the report was done by Maureen Jaffe and Marcia M. Eugenio together with the International Child Labor Program staff, Jack Hillmeyer, Teresa Hurlburt, Marie E. Ledan, Simrin Singh, Kevin Willcutts, and Antonio Woodson. Essential guidance and input was provided by Sonia A. Rosen, former Director of the International Child Labor Program.
Other staff of the Bureau of International Labor Affairs, the Office of the Solicitor, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics who made major contributions include: Gabriela Araujo, Kelly W. Bryant II, Ron Dobson, James A. Greene, Thelma Hackley, Sudha Haley, Brenda Hoffman, Roger Kramer, Steve Marler, Mark A. Mittelhauser, Jorge Perez-Lopez, Maureen McGarr Pettis, Gary Russell, Gregory K. Schoepfle, Robert Shepard, Alison Smith, Sydney Smith, Diane Ward, Robert D. Wholey, and Bob Zachariasiewicz. Department of Labor officials also received significant assistance from labor reporting officers, labor attaches, and other officials in U.S. embassies and consulates abroad.
This report was published by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of International Labor Affairs. Copies of this and other reports in ILAB's child labor series may be obtained by contacting the International Child Labor Program, Bureau of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S-5303, 200 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20210. Telephone: (202) 208-4843; Fax: (202) 219-4923; Email: GlobalKids@dol.gov. The reports are available on the Internet at: http://www.dol.gov/ilab/programs/iclp/.
Other publications in ILAB's child labor series include:
1. By the Sweat and Toil of Children (Volume I): The Use of Child Labor in U.S. Manufactured and Mined Imports (1994).
2. By the Sweat and Toil of Children (Volume II): The Use of Child Labor in U.S. Agricultural Imports & Forced and Bonded Child Labor (1995).
3. The Apparel Industry and Codes of Conduct: A Solution to the International Child Labor Problem? (1996) [also referred to as "By the Sweat and Toil of Children (Volume III)"].
4. By the Sweat and Toil of Children (Volume IV): Consumer Labels & Child Labor (1997).
5. Forced Labor: The Prostitution of Children (1996) [Symposium Proceedings].
Also available are proceedings from public hearings on child labor held to gather information for each report.