Colorado Child Labor in Entertainment & Performing Arts
Child labor laws on Colorado 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.
Colorado's Child Labor Laws for Entertainment & Performing Arts
Under Colorado law, a work permit is not required for minors to be employed in the entertainment industry.
Child labor in the entertainment industry is regulated in Colorado law, under C.R.S. 8-12-101 et. seq..
Regulates the employment of minors in Colorado. Colorado law provides for some exemptions from youth employment relating to, e.g., actors, models, and performers.
Other Colorado Child Labor Laws
In addition to laws specifically regulating minors employed in the entertainment industry, Colorado law has a variety of regulations that cover child labor in general. To learn more, see Colorado child labor laws.