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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
In addition to federal laws, every
state has specific laws that address child labor issues for that
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
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.