Child Labor Law
Hours Teens Can Work
Department of Labor guidelines for hours that teens can legally work.
Labor Law - Child Labor Law and Regulations
Child labor law, enacted by the Federal Government, restrict when children can work and what jobs they can do. Child labor law restrictions include the type of work children can do and limits the hours worked by children.
Sample Employment Certificate
Sample employment certificate (working papers) for minor seeking employment.
Student Working Papers
In some states, if you're under eighteen, you may need to obtain working papers (officially called Employment / Age Certificates) in order to legally be able to work. The best place to find out if you need working papers is your school guidance office. If you need working papers, the counselors can give you the form you will need to complete or tell you where to get it.