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Are the child Labor laws the same in every state?


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2010-09-15 13:55:13
2010-09-15 13:55:13

No, see the link below for the US Dept. of Labor's state by state laws regarding child labor.


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To the best of my knowledge, every state has child labor laws. There are also federal child labor laws. To find Texas' child labor laws, google 'Texas statutes, labor code, chapter 51'

which state did not have child labor laws in 1914?

Every state has it's own Department of Labor, which supervises companies and enforces the laws of employment in it's state. The US Department of Labor is the Federal Government and oversees the Federal laws regarding labor. Labor laws do differ from state in many issues, such as Child Labor laws (work permits, minimum age to enter the work force). This is the same type of separation of Federal and State power as the State Congress and Federal Congress.

Each state has it's own laws and regulation applying to child labor. See the link below for the US Dept. of Labor which has links to every state's child labor site.

State child labor laws is less protective in New York. Also, the minimum wage is different in those 2 states.

The federal law - FLSA - preempts all state laws on the topic.

The Federal government sets specific labor laws, including those about child labor. But the states can put their own laws in effect, as long as they do not contradict the Federal laws. Most states regulate the hours a child can work and the ages they can get a work permit.

The current Child Labor Laws in the United States were enacted by Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1938. US presidents do not enact laws, they merely "see that the laws are faithfully executed". Congress and state legislatures enact laws.

Canada has child labor laws.

Children and their parents are affected by child labor laws. Prospective employers are also affected as they cannot employ child labor.

(in the US) Every state has child labor laws that set an age below which minors cannot be legally employed for wages.

This depends on your state child labor laws, but you can usually mow lawns, shovel snow, work on a family farm, or work at a family resturaunt, or deliver papers, if you want to check out what your states child labor laws are, type in (state name) child labor laws, on Google and you should find a government website explaining the laws very clearly

Florida labor laws are good for many reasons. Like other labor laws, they guarantee a minimum wage for certain jobs, restrict child labor from happening, and it makes Florida a "right to work" state.

Yes, there are many rules and laws about child labor. There Federal laws set as minimum requirements and many states have stricter laws.

Older. Child labor laws state that a child must be 16+ to get a work permit.

There are still child labor laws in the United States. Each state has different laws regarding who can work and how many hours. Some states also regulate what hours of the day young persons can work.

Child labor laws were laws that protected children in the workplace. Many children were being overworked and injured. These laws kept many children safe.

Labor laws include the number of hours a person may work, when overtime is paid, when a strike is allowed, and child labor laws.

See the link below for the Wisconsin Child Labor website.

Labor laws began in 1938. These laws were began in an effort to curb child labor and provide better working conditions. Labor laws were started by Caesar Chavez.

cheap labor. and less kids in schools. personally i am quite fond of child labor laws.

All countries need to enforce labor laws forbidding child labor.

Congress included child labor restrictions in the FAir LAbor Standards ACt in 1935.

The labor laws is 18 to start a buisness. i think that this is ridiculesness

You must be 16 to get a job in California. For more child labor laws in California, visit They have comprehensive posters of child labor laws included in the labor law posters. Most states have laws that make employers post labor law posters of child labor laws.

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