Are There Certain Occupations That Are Prohibited For Minors?

Yes. Children under the age of eighteen are not allowed to work in hazardous occupations. Hazardous occupations under Kansas law are the same as they are under Federal law. The U.S. Department of Labor also has a list of prohibited jobs.

In addition to this, Kansas law further restricts the occupations of children under the age of sixteen. Kansas Administrative Regulations 49­1­69 lists jobs they can do and 49­1­70 lists jobs they cannot do.

Get Help from an Experienced Employment Law Attorney

Have you been discriminated against by a potential or current employer -- as a job applicant or current employee? To best protect your legal rights you should discuss your situation with an employment lawyer. Meet with a local employment for employees attorney sooner rather than later to protect your rights.

Additional Employment Law for Employees Articles

Search LawInfo's Employment Law for Employees Resources