Nevada Child Labor in Agriculture & Farming
Child labor laws on Nevada and Federal levels have special provisions that apply to minors working in the agricultural industry, including working as farm hands, harvesting fruit or vegetables, etc. In many states, agricultural child labor laws focus on safety and tend to be less restrictive in terms of working hours than general child labor regulations.
In most cases, agricultural child labor laws do not apply to children working on their family's farm. Many traditionally agricultural states have less restrictive child labor laws in this area.
Nevada Agricultural Child Labor Age RestrictionsAccording to Nevada state law, there are no age restrictions for minors working in agriculture during school hours. There are no age restrictions for minors working in agriculture outside of school hours.
Minor Employment Certificate Requirements in NevadaNo employment certificate is required for minors working in agriculture under Nevada laws. No age certification is required for minors working in agriculture under Nevada laws.
Nevada Agricultural Child Labor Restrictions on Working Hours
Maximum Working Hours for Minors Under 16
Nevada law does not specify any limitations on maximum working hours for minors under 16 who are engaged in agricultural work.
Nevada does not specify any limitations on the number of days per week that can be worked by minors under 16 who are engaged in agricultural work.
Nightwork Regulations for Minors Under 16
Nevada does not specify any time windows in which minors under 16 are prohibited to work.
Prohibited Hazardous Agricultural Occupations for Minors
Nevada does not specify any specific prohibited hazardous occupations for minors engaged in agricultural work. However, Federal child labor regulations do specify such prohibited occupations.
Other Nevada Child Labor Laws
In addition to laws specifically regulating minors employed in the agricultural industry, Nevada law has a variety of regulations that cover child labor in general. To learn more, see Nevada child labor laws.