Child labor lawseach employer shall obtain and display the proper Child Labor Certificate(s) for each location where minors under the age of 18 are employed. To apply for a certificate(s) go to



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CHILD LABOR LAWSEach employer shall obtain and display the proper Child Labor Certificate(s) for each location where minors under the age of 18 are employed. To apply for a certificate(s) go to www.laboralabama.gov

Persons under 14 years of age SHALL NOT BE EMPLOYED

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Minors Age 14/15 _

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Minors Age 16/17

Employment Certificate

(Renewed Annually)



Class I Certificate

To employ minors age 14/15



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Class ll Certificate

To employ minors age 16/17



Work Time Restrictions

(Minors Under age 19)



During the Months when Public

Schools are in Session

No more than 3 hours on any school day

No more than 8 hours on a non-school day

No more than 6 days per week

No more than 18 hours per week

Not before 7am or after 7pm on Any Day of



the Week

Not during school hours (8am-3pm)



During Months when Public

Schools are NOT in Session

No more than 8 hours per day

No more than 6 days per week

No more than 40 hours per week

Not before lam or after 9pm each day


During the Months when Public

Schools are in Session

Minors 16-17-18 years old who are enrolled

in public or private school, may NOT work

after 10pm or before 5am on a night

preceding a school day.

During Months when Public

Schools are NOT in Session

Minors 16 and older do not have an hour

restriction during this time.


Breaks

A documented 30 minute break is required

for any 14 or 15 year old who is employed

for more than 5 hours continuously.


No breaks are required for employees 16

and older.



Occupations

See AL §25-8-33 to 35 for a detailed list of

prohibited occupations



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See AL §25-8-43 for a detailed list of

prohibited occupations.


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'Record Keeping

Each employer must keep on premises an Employee Information Form (available at

www.labor.alabama.gov), Proof of Age, and Time Records showing the number of hours

worked each day, starting and ending times, and break times for each employee 18 years of

age and younger.


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*Children of parents who own their own business are NOT exempt from Alabama Child Labor Law

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Alcoholic Beverages

Employees must be:



21 to serve alcoholic beverages for consumption on premises (19 if licensee is RVP certified).

16 and older may be employed in such establishments as busboys, janitors, dishwashers, cooks, hostesses, or seaters.

14 and 15 year old minors SHALL NOT work in any establishment that serves alcohol for consumption on premises,

(Note: Members of the immediate family of the owner or operator who are 14 or 15 years of age may be employed in such establishments provided they do not serve, sell, dispense, or handle alcohol.)



Inspections by the Department of Labor

The Department of Labor has the right to enter, without warrant or notice, any business establishment for the purpose of routine inspections. These visits shall be conducted as frequently as needed to ensure that minors are employed in compliance with this act. The department shall enforce this act and may administer fines and/or prosecution for any violation of this act.



This notice is to be posted in a conspicuous place. This notice is for reference only. For full text, consult §25-8-32 to 63. Any difference in state or federal law regarding child labor, the law providing the most protection to the minor takes precedence.

Published 2012

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:


The Alabama Department of Labor
Child Labor Enforcement
649 Monroe Street
Montgomery, AL 36131
(334)353-1761 www.labor.alabamagov

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