What Is The Age A Child Can Go To Work? Are There Any Restrictions?

In Tennessee, a minor must be 14 years of age before they can work. Some of the restrictions for 14 and 15­year­old minors are: WHEN SCHOOL IS IN SESSION:

Can work no more than 3 hours per day
Can work no more than 18 hours a week
Can work no later than 7:00 p.m. WHEN SCHOOL IS NOT IN SESSION:

Can work no more than 8 hours a day
Can work no more than 40 hours per week
Can work no later than 9:00 p.m.

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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