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Invisible Man: The Government Versus Candy Man Gerald Winters

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In 1974, Winters testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Children and Youth that he was the founder of an operation called “Youth Incentives,” which used poor black youths to sell candy door-to-door. No federal child labor legislation were passed as a result of the hearings. Now 10 years later, Winters’ operations pull in a reported $10 million a year. Currently, two firms are named in a recent U.S. Labor Department lawsuit again him – Global Home Products Inc. and Fund Raiser Products Inc.
Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 2 Issue 15, August 17-30 1984, p1, 8