What Hours Can 14-15 Year Old Minors Work And How Many Hours?

Not before 6:00 a.m. or later than 7:00 p.m. (except 9:00 p.m. during school vacations). Federal Law is not before 7:00 a.m. or later than 7:00 p.m. (except 9:00 p.m. from June 1 through Labor Day). Maximum hours in Rhode Island is 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week. Federal is 3 hours per day (school day), 8 hours non­school day, 18 hours per week (school week) and 40 hours non­school week.

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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