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Title 21 : Labor


Subchapter 004 : Employment of Children and Aliens

(Cite as: 21 V.S.A. § 436)
  • § 436. Employment of children under 14 years

    A child under 14 years of age shall not be employed or permitted to work in any gainful occupation unless the occupation has been approved by the Commissioner, by rule, to be appropriate for a child under the age of 14, and the employment occurs during vacation and before and after school. The provisions of this section shall not apply to:

    (1) Employment by a parent or a person standing in place of a parent employing his or her own child or a child in his or her custody in an occupation other than manufacturing, mining, or an occupation found by the U.S. Secretary of Labor to be particularly hazardous or detrimental to their health or well-being.

    (2) A newspaper carrier.

    (3) An actor or performer in motion pictures, theatrical productions, radio, and television. (Amended 1987, No. 4, § 3, eff. March 10, 1987; 2001, No. 68, § 6; 2013, No. 96 (Adj. Sess.), § 127.)