Child Labor: Amusement Parks

Authored By: U.S. Department of Labor

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.


Last Review and Update: Nov 29, 2014