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Child Labor: Arizona

Child Labor requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Authors: Paige A. Martin and Franci G. Fealk, Kutak Rock LLP


  • Arizona imposes additional restrictions on child labor beyond the federal law.
  • Minors are prohibited from engaging in certain occupations that have been identified as hazardous or detrimental to their well-being. See Prohibited Occupations.
  • Arizona law also provides specific requirements regarding the number of hours minors ages 15 and under may work. See Hours of Work.
  • Certain minors are exempt from Arizona's child labor requirements. See Exemptions.