Child Labor: Delaware
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Jennifer C. Wasson, Potter Anderson & Corroon, LLP
- Delaware's child labor law prohibits minors from working in certain hazardous occupations, in addition to those set forth under the FLSA. See Prohibited Occupations.
- Delaware also has established requirements for hours of work and break periods. See Hours of Work and Break Periods.
- Delaware requires work permits for minors 14 to 17 years old. See Employment Certificates.