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You can use the following links to keep up to date on the most recent events regarding the magazine sales crews. The links to Parent Watch and MagCrew are invaluable sources of information and I highly recommend them and applaud their hard work and conviction. The links to the Milwaukee Journal/Sentinal are also invaluable. The investigative reporters and reporters have been doing an exceptional job. The links to the Wisconsin Department of Justice and the US Congress will supply you with information on the legal matters regarding the magazine sales crews along with information on Senator Herb Kohl's Bill # S.96.For some very good links to web sites dedicated to the loss of a child and the grieving process please click on Journey of Hearts, and The Compassionate Friends.
Parent Watch, Inc.
PARENT WATCH IS A CLEARINGHOUSE FOR INFORMATION ON CHILD AND YOUTH LABOR ABUSE IN
THE DOOR-TO-DOOR SALES INDUSTRY.
Parent Watch also helps parents find their kids if they are working on a traveling
sales crew and helps kids who want to get out of the crew get home.
Parent Watch, Inc.2790 Broadway
New York, N.Y. 10025(212) 666-4221
email - Parent Watch:
This site is dedicated to
helping individuals who have or are currently selling magazines/soap for
traveling crews. It is meant to share stories (good or bad) and hopefully
help those who feel they were abused by the companies who hired them.
It is also intended to help those who are currently selling to get home
if they want to.
Traveling Sales Crews Information Website
The Traveling Sales Crews Information site was created to be used as a tool
by legislators, law enforcement agencies at all levels, attorneys, and the media
for purposes of researching and monitoring the door to door sales industry.
Information on this site is also intended to be made available to the general
public in an effort to warn parents, children and young adults of the many dangers
involved when working for many of the door to door sales companies.
email - Webmaster:
Traveling Sales crews Information
- Main Index
This index displays links and pages to all of the related information that
is currently available on the door-to-door traveling sales industry in this country.
Traveling Sales crews Information
A comprehensive explaination of the intent of these web sites including some of the reasons why
we must alert the general public to the dangers involved when working for many of the door-to-door
traveling sales crews.
Traveling Sales Crews Information
- Public Warning and Alerts
This page introduces the reader to a number of public and governmental consumer protection
organizations that have posted warnings and alerts regarding teens and young adults working
for the door-to-door sales industry. It also contains media links and editorials written
specifically about the exploitation of children and young adults who are hired by traveling
Traveling Sales Crews Information - Articles and Links
For a wealth of information on media, labor, and consumer links that discuss the issues
related to the door-to-door traveling sales industry review this page.
Traveling Sales Crews Information - Federal Bills
Read about the current Federal Bills introduced in congress regarding the door-to-door
traveling sales crew industry.
Wisconsin Department of Justice
ATTORNEY GENERAL FILES CRIMINAL
AND CIVIL ACTIONS IN VAN CRASH;DOYLE LAUNCHES INITIATIVE ON TRAVELING
MAGAZINE SALES CREWS AND URGES MAGAZINE PUBLISHERS TO STOP ABUSIVE
National Consumers League
WASHINGTON, DC...The U.S. Department of Labor, the
Interstate Labor Standards Association, and the national Child Labor
Coalition have joined forces to launch a national campaign on youth peddling. Estimating that 50,000 youth are involved in selling candy and other consumer items door-to-door and on city street corners, the coalition effort focuses on the illegal employment of minors, the safety of young workers, and deceptive sales to consumer
Senator Herb Kolh's Bill S.96
Instructions on how to locate Bill # S.96
1) Click on the above Link.2) Enter: S.96 in the Bill by number box.
3) Click on the Search Button to Locate the bill.
4) You can also find more information
by entering "door to door sales" in the
text search box.
Van disaster was just the last stop on hellish trip
Original URL: http://www.jsonline.com/news/Metro/jun99/van04060499a.asp
Van disaster was just the last stop on hellish tripEven with 7 dead and 5 maimed,
magazine seller doesn't skip a beatBy Meg Kissinger
of the Journal Sentinel staffLast Updated: June 4, 1999
Seven lives, seven years
URL: http://www.jsonline.com/news/state/may99/van12061199.aspSeven lives,
seven yearsBy Dave Umhoeferof the Journal Sentinel staffLast Updated:
June 11, 1999
Amid tears, magazine leader gets maximum
By JO SANDI of the Journal Sentinel staff
Last Update: Oct. 24, 2000
Journey of Hearts
This website is the creation of a physician with contributions from many colleagues,
friends, and website visitors. It is the combined effort of those who have experienced
many different types of losses.
The Compassionate Friends
Grief support after the death of a child.
safespaces.comFor Expert Information On Safety in the Workplace.