Are There Restrictions On The Hours A Minor Is Permitted To Work?

Minors under the age of sixteen years are not permitted to work more than fifty­four hours in any one week, nor more than nine hours in any one day; nor before the hour of six o'clock in the morning nor after the hour of nine o'clock in the evening.

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