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      RS 23:162     


§162.  Minors under fourteen; general prohibition against employment

A.  Except as otherwise provided in this Chapter, no minor under the age of fourteen years shall be employed, permitted, or suffered to work in any gainful occupation at any time.

B.  Minors under the age of fourteen may be employed, if all of the following conditions are met:

(1)  The minor is at least twelve years of age.

(2)  The minor's parent or legal guardian is an owner or partner in the business in which the minor is to be employed.

(3)  The minor shall work only under the direct supervision of the parent or legal guardian who owns or is a partner in the business.

(4)  All of the protections afforded to minors fourteen and fifteen years of age shall be afforded to minors twelve and thirteen years of age.

(5)  The minor obtains an employment certificate pursuant to R.S. 23:184.

Acts 1993, No. 621, §1, eff. June 15, 1993; Acts 2008, No. 364, §1, eff. June 21, 2008.

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