Young Worker Safety in Restaurants
Child Labor Laws State Laws
Other Resources Fair Labor Standards Act

This section may be of interest to the young worker but is provided mainly for the employer. Other sections of this eTool reference this area for more information. The following topics will be covered:

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State Laws

In addition to federal laws, every state has specific laws that address child labor issues for that state. When federal and state standards are different, the rules that provide the most protection to youth workers will apply. Employers must comply with both federal law and applicable state laws.

The following link provides a listing of child labor laws for each state. Click on your state to view specific information such as your states minimum wage law, or minimum age requirements for employment, Child labor laws by state.

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