Child Labor Laws

In Georgia, Kentucky, Australia, and Canada

Child Labor Laws in Australia

Children below age of 17 cannot join any armed services. The age for minors to work varies in the states and territories of Australia. Victoria has a minimum age of 13 and under children may not be hired. Any employed child under the age of 16 must only perform light work, certain work hours, and allowed multiple rest periods.

Canada's Child labor Laws

The Federal Government allows for the employment of children under the age of 17 with the provision that work be “unlikely” to endanger health or safety. Children are not permitted to work between the hours of 11:00 pm to 6:00 am.

Child Labor Laws in Kentucky and Georgia

Minors 14-17 can only work 3 hours on a school day and 8 hours on a non-school day. A minor cannot work more than thirty hours in any one work week when school is in session. Minors 14 but not yet 16 years of age may NOT be employed in: Any manufacturing, mining, or processing occupations, including occupations requiring the performance of any duties in work rooms or work places where goods are manufactured, mined, or otherwise processed. Education is held value for minors in the United States