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- FLSA - Child Labor Rules

Warning! This information applies only to parents employing their own children. The following exemptions from certain FLSA child labor rules do not extend to close relatives such as nieces and nephews, unless the adult who is the employer is actually standing in place of a parent. Please click on Continue to review these exemptions.

If you would like information about hiring children who are not your own, please enter the Employer section of the FLSA Child Labor Advisor.

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