Alaska Child Actor / Model Labor Laws Alaska Child Labor in Entertainment & Performing Arts

Child labor laws on Alaska and Federal levels have special provisions that apply to underage performers in the entertainment industry such as child actors, models, singers, etc. Due to the nature of the work and the established need for child performers, entertainment industry child labor laws tend to be less strict than general child labor regulations.

Regulation of child labor in the entertainment industry may include specification of whether or not employment certificates are required, mandatory consent from a parent or guardian, restricions on the type of work that can be done, and more.

Alaska's Child Labor Laws for Entertainment & Performing Arts

Alaska law does regulate the employment of minors in the entertainment industry.

Under state law, a Alaska work permit is required for minors to be employed in the entertainment industry.

Child labor in the entertainment industry is regulated in Alaska law, under 8 AAC 05.300.

Alaska has extensive requirements for theatrical employment. Requires any child under 18 employed in the entertainment industry to have a work permit. Regulations also establish hours of work, working conditions, and prohibited practices.

Other Alaska Child Labor Laws

In addition to laws specifically regulating minors employed in the entertainment industry, Alaska law has a variety of regulations that cover child labor in general. To learn more, see Alaska child labor laws.

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