In farm work, permissible jobs and hours of work, by age, are the following:
- Minors 16 years and older may perform any working job, whether dangerous or perhaps not, for unlimited hours;
- Minors 14 and fifteen years of age may perform any farm that is nonhazardous outside of college hours;
- Minors 12 and 13 years old may work away from college hours in nonhazardous jobs, either with a parent’s written permission or from the same farm as the parent(s);
- Minors under 12 years of age may perform jobs on farms owned or operated by parent(s), or with a parent’s written permission, outside of college hours in nonhazardous jobs on farms maybe maybe not included in minimum wage requirements.
Minors of any age may be used by their parents in just about any career for a farm owned or operated by their moms and dads. Continue reading Farm Work (Youngster Labor)