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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 16. Labor And Employment
Agency 15. Department of Labor And Industry
Chapter 40. Virginia Hours of Work for Minors
6/21/2024

16VAC15-40-30. Hours of work in nonagricultural employment.

A. No minor under 16 years of age shall be employed, suffered, or permitted to work in any nonagricultural occupation:

1. During school hours;

2. More than 40 hours in any one week when school is not in session;

3. More than 18 hours in any one week when school is in session;

4. More than eight hours in any one day when school is not in session;

5. More than three hours in any one day when school is in session; or

6. Before 7 a.m. or after 7 p.m., except that from June 1 through Labor Day, such a minor may work until 9 p.m.

B. No minor under 16 years of age shall be employed or permitted to work for more than five hours continuously without an interval of at least 30 minutes for a lunch period, and no period of less than 30 minutes shall be deemed to interrupt a continuous period of work.

Statutory Authority

§§ 40.1-6(3) and 40.1-80.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR425-01-80 § 3, eff. July 17, 1991.

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