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  • Child Labor: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Question about the Texas Labor Code Chapter 51: Employment of Children. Content Detail

    Texas Workforce Commission
  • Read the Law: Child Labor in Texas

    Texas statutes applicable to employment of minors. Read More

    Texas Legislature Online
  • Child Labor: Amusement Parks

    Persons under 20 years of age may only work under certain conditions and are guaranteed certain rights and safety protections under the Fair Labor Standards Act. For example many jobs that include working with "certain power-driven woodworking, metalworking, bakery, meat processing, and paper products machinery - including meat slicers, paper box compactors, mixers, and saws" are off limits for persons under 18. Click here to learn more about the employment protections, rights, and limitations that apply to persons under 20 years of age and the various ages required to allow minors to work certain jobs and hours. Content Detail

    U.S. Department of Labor
  • Child Labor: Grocery Stores

    Read about the legal protections that apply to children working in grocery stores. Content Detail

    U.S. Department of Labor
  • Reference Guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping, and child labor standards affecting full-time and part-time workers in the private sector and in Federal, State, and local governments. The information is also available in as a PDF on the website. Content Detail

    United States Department of Labor
  • Useful Links to Labor Agencies and Organizations

    Useful links to labor agencies and organizations Content Detail

    Texas C-Bar
  • Worker Misclassification

    Information on the consequences of worker misclassification Read More

    Texas State Council: Building and Construction Trades Department