Child Labor Laws

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Minors under the age of 16 may work no more than:
  • 4 hours on a school day
  • 8 hours on a non-school day
  • 40 hours during a non-school week

Minors under the age of 16 may:
  • Not work before 6 a.m.
  • Not work after 9 p.m.



Minors 14 and 15 years of age can work:

  • 3 hours on a school day
  • 8 hours on a non-school day
  • 18 hours in a school week
  • 40 hours in a non-school week

Minors 14 and 15 years of age may:

  • Not work before 7:00 a.m.
  • Not work after 7:00 p.m. (extended to 9:00 p.m. June 1 through Labor Day)
  • Not work during normal school hours