North Dakota Child Labor in Entertainment & Performing Arts
Child labor laws on North Dakota 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.
North Dakota's Child Labor Laws for Entertainment & Performing Arts
Under state law, a North Dakota work permit is required for minors to be employed in the entertainment industry. Performers under age 16 need parental permit and a permit from the state commissioner of labor.
Permits are issued if appearance of such minor will not be detrimental to the minor's morals, health, safety, welfare, or education.
Other North Dakota Child Labor Laws
In addition to laws specifically regulating minors employed in the entertainment industry, North Dakota law has a variety of regulations that cover child labor in general. To learn more, see North Dakota child labor laws.