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Child Labor: Kansas

Child Labor requirements for other states

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.