Child Labor Laws

Arista Richie

Child Labor Laws in Georgia

There are many laws in Georgia that limits the amount of work that can be done by children. You may wonder what the age is considered a child. Any age under 18. Well, there are both federal and state rules that permit different things. A few are:


  • Federal- the minimum age that a child can work at is 14
  • State- Children 17 and under must have a work permit from school to work.
  • Federal- children are only allowed to work 3 hours on a school day