Child Labor: Maryland
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Meredith S. Campbell and Fred S. Sommer, Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.
- Maryland has restrictions on and requirements with respect to child labor.
- Minors are prohibited from employment in certain dangerous or hazardous occupations or environments. See Prohibited Occupations.
- Maryland has restrictions on the hours during which minors may work. See Hours of Work Restrictions.
- Except for excluded activities, a minor may not work for an employer unless the employer possesses a work permit for the minor. See Work Permits.