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The Minor Labor Law is a Louisiana child labor law poster provided for businesses by the Louisiana Office Of Human Resources. This notification is required for some employers, such as employers of minors.

This mandatory poster is a summary of Louisiana's child labor laws. It details how teenagers of certain age groups are eligible and when they are legally allowed to work. It includes information on how school schedules can affect whether they are allowed to work or not. Lastly, it provides a list of occupations that are prohibited to minors under 18.

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No minor under the age of 18 years shall be employed until the 
employer has procured and has on file an employment certificate for 
such minor issued by the city or parish superintendent of schools.
No minor under the age of 14 years may be employed, permitted, 
or suffered to work except as provided in RS 23:151.
Youths 14 and 15 years old may work outside school hours in various 
non-manufacturing, non-mining, non-hazardous jobs under the 
following conditions, if no more than:
•3 hours on a school day or 18 hours in a school week;
•8 hours on a non-school day or 40 hours in a non-school week.
Also, work may not begin before 7 a.m. or end after 7 p.m., except 
from June 1 through Labor Day, when evening hours are extended  
to 9 p.m.
No minor under the age of 18 years may be employed, permitted,  
or suffered to work for any five hour period without one interval of at 
least thirty minutes within such period for meals. Such interval shall 
not be included as part of the working hours of the day. 
There are no time standards for minors 16 and 17 years of age 
regarding the numbers of hours worked per day or per week, 
however, minors shall receive an eight hour rest break at the end of 
each work day, before the commencement of the next day of work.
For purposes of the following items, a day during which school 
is in session will be that designated as such by the local school 
superintendent for the school district in which the minor resides.
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o minor 16 years of age who has not graduated from hig	
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etween the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. prior to the star	
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f any school day	
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 minor 17 years of age who has not graduated from hig	
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chool shall be employed, or permitted, or suffered to wor	
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etween the hours of 12:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. prior to the star	
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f any school day.
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o minor under 16 years of age who has not graduated fro	
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igh school shall be employed, or permitted, or suffered to wor	
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etween the hours of  7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., except fro	
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une 1 through Labor Day, at which time the permissible hour	
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re extended to 9:00 p.m.
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o minor under the age of 16 years shall be employed	
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ermitted, or suffered to work more than three hours each da	
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n any day when school is in session, nor more than eightee	
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ours in any week when school is in session.	
Prohibited Employment
Minors (except those indentured as apprentices in accordance with 
Chapter 4 of Revised Statutes, Title 23) shall not be employed, 
permitted, or suffered to work in the following occupations:
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pplying belts to pulleys;
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 or about any mine or quarry;
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n or about places where stone cutting or polishing is done;
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n or about any plant manufacturing explosives or article	
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ontaining explosive components, or in the use or transportatio	
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f the same;
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n or about iron or steel manufacturing plants, ore reductio	
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orks, smelters, foundries, forging shops, hot rolling mills, or i	
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ny other place in which the heat treatment of metals is done;
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n the operation of machinery used in the cold rolling of heav	
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etals, or in operation of power- driven machinery for punching	
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hearing, stamping, bending, or planing metals;
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n or about sawmills or cooperage stock mills;
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n the operation of power- driven woodworking machines	
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r off-bearing from circular saws;
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 n logging operations;
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As a driver of any motor vehicle on a public road if they are 16 
years of age or younger. Minors 17 years of age or older may be 
employed, permitted, or suffered to work as a driver of a motor 
vehicle only under certain restrictions.  (For an explanation of 
these restrictions contact the Louisiana Workforce 
Commission at 225-219-2989.)
11. In the operation of passenger or freight elevators or
hoisting machines;
12. In spray painting or in occupations involving exposure to
lead or its compounds, or to dangerous or poisonous dyes and 
chemicals;
13. In any place or establishment in which the sale of alcoholic  
beverages, as defined in R.S. 26:241, constitutes its main  
business, unless the minor is a musician performing in a band  
on the premises under written contract with the holder of the  
alcoholic beverage permit for a specified time period and is  
under direct supervision of his parent or legal guardian during  
such time. Any place or establishment holding a duly issued  
retail dealer’s alcoholic beverage permit or license, for which  the 
sale of alcoholic beverage does not constitute the main  
business of the establishment may employ anyone under the  
age of 18 provided the minor’s employment does not involve  
the sale, mixing, dispensing, or serving of alcoholic beverages  
for consumption on the premises.
14. In any other place of employment or in any other occupation that 
the Director of Workforce Development shall, after public 
hearing thereon determine hazardous or injurious to the life, 
health, safety or welfare of such minors.
	
Specific Violations:  Penalt y
Any Person Who:
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rovision of this part; or
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fuses to the Director of Workforce Development o	
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uthorized representatives admission to the premises wher	
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inors are employed, or otherwise obstructs the Director o	
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orkforce Development or representatives in the performanc	
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f their duties; or
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ides or causes any minor to escape or gives him warnin	
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f the approach of any officer charged with the enforcemen	
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f the provision of this Part; o	
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iolates any other provisions of this Part for which a penalt	
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s not otherwise provided, shall be fined not less than on	
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undred dollars ($100) nor more than five hundred ($500), o	
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mprisoned for not less than thirty (30) days nor more than si	
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onths, or both.
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Any person who violates these provisions shall, in addition to
the criminal penalty provided above, be liable for a civil penalty
not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500) for each violation
which occurs. Continuing Violations: Penalt y
Each day during which any violation of these provisions continues 
shall constitute 
a separate of fense  and the employment of any 
minor in violation of these provisions shall, with respect to such 
minor, constitute  a separate of fense .
R.S. 23:241
Revised  September  27, 2022
	
Louisiana Minor Labor Law Placard
Title 23, Chapter 3 of Revised Statutes of 1950 as Amended

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