Child Labor: Louisiana
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Lauren L. Tafaro, Adams and Reese LLP
- Minors may not work in certain occupations or situations. See Prohibited Occupations.
- Louisiana law substantially restricts the hours during which a minor may work. See Hours of Work.
- Louisiana employers are required to provide meal breaks to minors under certain circumstances. See Break Periods.
- An employer planning to hire a minor in the state of Louisiana must follow state law regarding the use of work permits. See Work Permits.