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RIN: 1235-AA01

Publication ID: Fall 2010

Title: Child Labor Regulations, Orders, and Statements of Interpretation

Abstract: The Department of Labor continues to review the Fair Labor Standards Act child labor provisions to ensure that the implementing regulations provide job opportunities for working youth that are healthy and safe and not detrimental to their education, as required by the statute (29 U.S.C. sections 203(l), 212(c), 213(c), and 216(e)). This final rule will update the regulations to reflect statutory amendments enacted in 2004, and will propose, among other updates, revisions to address several recommendations of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in its 2002 report to the Department of Labor on the child labor Hazardous Occupations Orders (HOs) (available at

Agency: Department of Labor(DOL)

Priority: Other Significant

RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda

Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions

Major: No

Unfunded Mandates: No

CFR Citation: 29 CFR 570 (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)

Legal Authority: 29 USC 203(l); 29 USC 212; 29 USC 213(c)

Legal Deadline: None




FR Cite



72 FR 19337

NPRM Comment Period End



Final Action


75 FR 28404

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Local, State

Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Governmental Jurisdictions

Federalism: No

Included in the Regulatory Plan: No

RIN Data Printed in the FR: No

Related RINs: Previously reported as 1215-AB57

Agency Contact:
Arthur M. Kerschner
Child Labor and Special Employment Branch Chief, Division of Enforcement Policy
Department of Labor
200 Constitution Avenue NW., Room S-3502, FP Building,
Washington, DC 20210
Phone:202 693-0072
Fax:202 693-1387