Child Labor & Education Rights

Legal Resources

  • What Court Employees Can and Cannot Do

    When going to court for a civil law case, here is a helpful handout that provides brief bullet points on what court personnel can and cannot do. Read More

    Texas Office of Court Administration
  • Child Labor: Farm Jobs

    Read about the legal protections that apply to children working in farm jobs. Content Detail

    U.S. Department of Labor
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  • Guardianship: Free and Reliable Information

    Click here for informaiton on guardianship and adult guardianship in Texas Read More

    Texas Young Lawyer's Association, Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
  • Child Labor: Youth Minimum Wage

    People under 20 years of age are not guaranteed a federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. Special rules allow employers to pay employees under 20 years old a lower rate of $4.25 for their first 90 days at the job. Click this link to learn more about the special rules that apply to persons under 20 such as what wage applies when the person turns 20 during his first 90 days of work, whether this lower pay can influence employers to prefer to hire cheaper labor by hiring people under 20, and related discrimination and wage laws. Content Detail

    U.S. Department of Labor
  • Services for Disabled Adults/Children and for Senior Citizens

    Read about services available to people with disabilities and to senior citizens. Includes contact information. Content Detail

    Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services