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How can I convince my parents to let me have my own job instead of working for them?

I am only sixteen and they are forcing me to work at their office five days a week, eight hours a day. With NO PAY. I can't stand it and I can't stand them. And I tried telling them I already got a job, but they won't let work there. I scared if I just don't show up and stuff that they will ground me for the summer or kick me out or something. I dont know what to do, please help!

Asked By: =) - 5/27/2010
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Let them know regardless of the fact that you are their progeny, You are not their slave. There are child labor laws and it sounds like they are violating a few statutes... More
Answered By: Scotto - 5/27/2010
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Show them your boobs!
Answered By: Mandchel F - 5/27/2010
 
They won't kick you out, but try to sit down with them and talk about why they won't let you e********y for yourself. Tell them you want some expensive thing or whatever, maybe they'll let you get a paying job.
Answered By: QApocalypse - 5/27/2010
 
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