Teen Labor Laws

Hours and Schedules Minors are Permitted to Work in Non-Agricultural Jobs

 

Hours a Day

Hours a Week

Days a Week

Begin

Quit

14-15 year-olds

School weeks

3 hours
(8 hours
Sat.-Sun.)

16 hours

6 days

7 a.m.

7 p.m.

Non-school weeks

8 hours

40 hours

6 days

7 a.m.

7 p.m.
(9 p.m. June 1 to
Labor Day)

16-17 year-olds

School weeks

4 hours
(8 hours
Fri.-Sun.)

20 hours

6 days

7 a.m.

10 p.m.
(Midnight Fri.-Sat.)

School weeks with a
special variance

6 hours
(8 hours
Fri.-Sun.)

28 hours

6 days

7 a.m.

10 p.m.
(Midnight Fri.-Sat.)

Non-school weeks

8 hours

48 hours

6 days

5 a.m.

Midnight


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