Child Labor: Rhode Island
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Brian J. Lamoureux, Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC
- Rhode Island imposes additional requirements and restrictions on child labor that go beyond those of the federal government.
- Minors in Rhode Island are prohibited from working in certain occupations. See Prohibited Occupations.
- The hours during which minors may work are specified by Rhode Island Law. See Hours of Work.