Child Labor Laws

Dontavious Walker


Child labor laws in the United States include numerous statutes and rules regulating the employment of minors. According to the United States Department of Labor, child labor laws affect those under the age of 12 in a variety of occupations.

Child Labor Laws in Georgia

Working conditions

  • 4 hours on a school day
  • 8 hours on a nonschool day
  • 40 hours during a nonschool week

Any other states?


The law prohibits youths from working in occupations or places of employment, which could be harmful to their health or moral well being.

Any other countries?


Protection of children’s rights is a serious problem for Russia, particularly because of the worsening demographic situation and progressive involvement of youngsters in criminal and other underground activities.


In November 2000, the Cgil trade union confederation published the findings of a survey, which estimates that child labour involves around 370,000 minors in Italy.