Protesters clash with Peru police over new law that strips young workers of some labor rights

January 16, 2015 4:00 AM

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Protesters clash with Peru police over new law that strips young workers of some labor rights

Police detain a young man who identified himself as a working student as he protests a new labor law that affects young workers in Lima, Peru, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. This is the fourth protest by youths in the last month since Peru's Congress approved in December a controversial law that eliminates some labor rights for workers age 18 to 24. The law takes away their right to severance pay, two annual bonuses, and reduces vacation time from 30 to 15 days per year. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia) (The Associated Press)

Police confront students to disperse their protest against a new labor law that affects young workers in Lima, Peru, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. It was the fourth protest by youths in the last month since Peru's Congress approved in December a controversial law that eliminates some labor rights for wor...

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