Child Labor: Kansas
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Jessica L. Skladzien, Kutak Rock LLP
- Children under the age of 18 are prohibited from working in certain occupations. See Prohibited Occupations.
- Kansas also restricts the hours during which 14- and 15-year-olds may work, and requires employers to obtain work permits before hiring them. See Hours of Work and Work Permits.