About Dorianne Beyer


Dorianne is the General Counsel of the National Child Labor Committee, which has been in the leadership of establishing, implementing and promoting safe, healthy and developmentally sound U.S. child labor laws and policies since 1904. She is also a Founding Member of and the Agricultural Consultant to Social Accountability International, the leading agency of voluntary social standards, applied globally to all worksites in all industries.  She is also a Member of Rainforest Alliance's International Standards Committee, lending her expertise to establishing human rights at work for its Sustainable Agriculture Network.

Ms. Beyer has been a national and international labor standards lawyer, author, trainer and speaker for the past 30 years. She has applied her labor policy experience as a public consultant to such governmental agencies as the U.S. Departments of Labor, State and Agriculture, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the U.S. Army,as well as to the United Nations, the Child Labor Coalition, Burger King Intl., universities, corporations, blue ribbon panels, policy makers, the NGO community and the media. 


She is also a founding principal of Labor & Monitoring Consultants, LLC, which provides a wide range of labor standards and practices assistance to companies, governments,trade associations, unions and NGOs worldwide.

Cambridge University, L.L.M., Darwin College, Cambridge, England, 1990

Concentration in International Law; Darwin Grant for outstanding academic achievement.

Rutgers Law School, J.D., Newark, NJ, 1973 

Clinical Writing Award for successful appellate briefs. Admitted N.Y.S. Bar, 1974.

Hunter College, B.A., New York, NY, 1970

Biographical Sketch

Areas of specialty

  1. 1.Child Labour Law

  2. 2.Labor Policy