Child Labor: Nebraska
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Gigi O'Hara and Homero E. Vela, Kutak Rock LLP
- Nebraska limits the occupations in which minors may work. See Prohibited Occupations.
- The hours during which children under the age of 16 are allowed to work are restricted. See Hours of Work.
- Employers wishing to employ children under the age of 16 must obtain a certificate. See Employment Certificates.
- Children employed in detasseling, in the performing arts or as golf caddies may be exempt from the employment certificates and/or hours of work requirements. See Exemptions.