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- FLSA - Child Labor Rules

The rules for employment of youth under the FLSA depend on whether or not the youth is employed in agriculture. The rules for employment in agriculture are very different from non-agricultural employment.

Does the youth you are interested in work in agriculture on a farm that is owned or operated by the youth's parents, or someone standing in place of a parent?