What Occupations Are Prohibited For Minors?

Minors ages 14 and 15 are prohibited from performing certain types of work. Some examples of prohibited employment are employment involving the use of power driven machinery, construction work, work involving the use of chemicals, door­to­door sales, driving, and cooking. Lawnmowing is not prohibited for persons ages 14 and 15 under state law but is prohibited by federal law, except in domestic employment.

There are no restrictions on employment for persons age 16 and over under North Dakota youth employment laws. However, federal child labor laws prohibit certain types of employment for anyone under 18 years of age. Types of employment prohibited under these rules include roofing, most driving, and most work involving power­driven machines.

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