Are There Occupations That Are Prohibited For Minors?

Federal and state child labor laws generally prohibit minors from working excessive hours, operating unsafe machinery, and working in dangerous occupations. Please refer to the State & Federal Child Labor Information Guide for detailed information on prohibited occupations.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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