Kentucky Free Printable Child Labor Law Posters Kentucky Child Labor Poster

The Child Labor is a child labor law poster by the Kentucky Labor Cabinet. This poster is mandatory for some employers, including employers of minors.

This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place where all employees will see it for employers of minors. This poster describes the work restrictions and break requirements for minors as well as requirements for working during school hours and lists occupations that minors cannot work.


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KENTUCKY CHILD 
LABOR LAWS 	
 	
 
HOURS OF WORK PERMITTED FOR MINORS 14 TO 18 YEARS OF AGE 	
AGE 	
MAY NOT 
WORK 
BEFORE 	
 	
MAY NOT WORK 	
AFTER 	
 	
MAXIMUM HOURS WHEN SCHOOL IS IN 	
SESSION 	1 	
MAXIMUM HOURS 
WHEN SCHOOL IS 
NOT IN SESSION 	
14 & 15 
years 7:00 A.M. 7:00 P.M.  
(9:00 P.M. June  1 
through Labor Day) Three (3) hours per day on school day 
Eight (8) hours per day on non-school day  
Eighteen (18) hours per week Eight (8) hours per day 
Forty (40) hours per 
week 
16 & 17 
years 6:00 A.M. 10:30 P.M. preceding 
school day/1:00 A.M. 
preceding non-school day Six (6) hours per day on school day 
Eight (8) hours per day on non-school day 
Thirty (30) hours per week  
 NO 
RESTRICTIONS 
16 & 17 
years with 
Parental 
Permission 	
2 6:00 A.M. 11:00 P.M. preceding 
school day/1:00 A.M. 
preceding non-school day Six and one-half (6.5) hours per day on school day 
Eight (8) hours per day on non-school day 
Thirty-two and one-half (32.5) or forty (40) 
hours per week 	3  NO 
RESTRICTIONS  	
1 “School in session” means the time established by local school district authorities, pursuant to KRS 160.290. 2 Parental or guardian permission must be in writing and shall remain at the employer’s place of business.  3 A minor may work up to thirty-two and one-half (32.5) hours in any one (1) workweek if a parent or legal guardian gives permission in writing. A minor 
may work up to forty (40) hours in any one (1) work week if a parent or legal guardian gives permission in writing and the principal or head of the school the 
minor attends certifies in writing that the minor has maintained at least a 2.0 grade point average in the most recent grading period. School certification shall 
be valid for one (1) year unless revoked sooner by the school authority. The parental permission and school certification shall remain at the employer’s place 
of business.   
Lunch  Break.  Minors  under  18 years  of  age  shall  not  be  permitted  to  work  more  than  five (5)  hours  continuously  without  an  interval  of  at least  thirty  (30) 
minutes for a lunch period. The beginning and ending of the lunch period shall be documented by the employer.  	
OCCUPATIONS PROHIBITED FOR MINORS UNDER 18 YEARS OF  AGE	4 	
 	Occupations in or about Plants or Establishments Manufacturing or 
Storing Explosives or Articles Containing Explosive Components. 	
 	Motor-vehicle Driver and outside helper on a motor vehicle. 	
 	Coal Mine  Occupations. 	
 	Logging or Sawmill  Operations. 	
 	Operation of Power-Driven Woodworking  machines.  	
 	Exposure to Radioactive  Substances. 	
 	Power-driven hoisting apparatus, including  forklifts. 	
 	Operation of Power-Driven Metal Forming, punching, and shearing 
machines.  	
 	Mining, other than coal  mining. 	
 	Operating  power-driven  meat  processing  equipment,  including  meat 
slicers and other food slicers, in retail establishments (such as grocery 
stores,  restaurants,  kitchens  and  Delis),  wholesale  establishments,  and 
most  occupations  in  meat  slaughtering,  packing,  processing,  or 
rendering.  	
 	
 	Operation of Power-driven bakery machines including vertical dough 
or batter  mixers. 
 	
 	Power-driven paper products machines including scrap paper baler and 
cardboard box  compactors.  	
 	Manufacturing bricks, tile, and kindred  products. 
 	
 	Power-driven circular saws, band saws, and Guillotine shears.  	
 	Wrecking, demolition, and shipbreaking  operations. 	
 	Roofing operations and all work on or about a roof.  
 	
 	Excavating Operations.  
 	
 	In, about or in connection with any establishment where alcoholic liquors 
are  distilled,  rectified,  compounded,  brewed,  manufactured,  bottled, 
sold for consumption or dispensed unless permitted by the rules and 
regulations of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (except they may 
be  employed  in  places  where  the  sale  of  alcoholic  beverages  by the 
package is merely incidental to the main business actually conducted). 
 	
 	Pool or Billiard  Room.
Limited exemptions for 16 and 17 year old apprentices and student-learners may apply. For questions, please call (502) 564-3534. 	
4 Minors fourteen (14) but not yet sixteen (16) years of age may NOT be employed in: manufacturing, mining, or processing occupations, including occupations 
requiring the performance of any duties in workrooms or workplaces where goods are manufactured, mined, or otherwise processed; occupations which involve 
the operation or tending of hoisting apparatus or any power-driven machinery other than office machines; operation of motor vehicles or service as helpers on 
such vehicles; public messenger service; occupations in connection with:  ( 1 ) transportation of persons or property by rail, highway, air, water, pipeline, or other 
means, (2)  warehousing and storage, (3) communications and public utilities, or (4) construction (including demolition and  repair). 	
 
 	
Kentucky Labor Cabinet 
Division of Wages and Hours 
657 Chamberlin Avenue 
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-4381 
Phone (502) 564-3534  
www.labor.ky.gov 	“No individual in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color, religion, 
sex,  national  origin,  age,  disability,  political  affiliation  or  belief,  be  excluded 
from  participation  in,  or  denied  the  benefits  of,  or  be  subjected  to 
discrimination  under  any  program  or  activity  under  the  jurisdiction  of  the 
Kentucky Labor Cabinet.” 
 
 	
                        	POST THIS ORDER WHERE ALL EMPLOYEES MAY READ 
 	
PROOF OF AGE REQUIRED FOR MINORS 14 BUT NOT YET 18 YEARS OF AGE 
Driver’s License, Birth Certificate, Government Document with Date of Birth 	
PAID FOR WITH STATE FUNDS                    PRINTED 2/11/2019

Other Kentucky Labor Law Posters 5 PDFS

There are an additional twelve optional and mandatory Kentucky labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.

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Mandatory Safety and Health on the Job (Spanish) Job Safety Law
Mandatory Safety and Health on the Job Job Safety Law

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