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SECTION 142
Hours of work for minors fourteen and fifteen years of age
Labor (LAB) CHAPTER 31, ARTICLE 4
§ 142. Hours of work for minors fourteen and fifteen years of age. 1.
When school is in session. When school is in session, no minor fourteen
or fifteen years of age shall be employed :

a. More than three hours on any school day;

b. More than eight hours on any day when school is not in session;

c. More than eighteen hours a week;

d. More than six days a week; or

e. After seven o'clock in the evening or before seven o'clock in the
morning.

2. When school is not in session. When school is not in session, no
minor fourteen or fifteen years of age shall be employed:

a. More than eight hours a day;

b. More than six days a week;

c. More than forty hours a week; or

d. After seven o'clock in the evening or before seven o'clock in the
morning, except (i) between the twenty-first day of June and Labor day
of the same calendar year, when no such minor shall be employed after
nine o'clock in the evening or before seven o'clock in the morning; or
(ii) where such minor is employed as a junior counselor or
counselor-in-training at a camp for children during the months of June,
July and August.

3. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision one of this section,
a minor fourteen or fifteen years of age, who is enrolled when school is
in session in a supervised work study program approved by the
commissioner of education, when such program is in session, may not be
employed:

a. More than three hours on any school day;

b. More than eight hours on any day when school is not in session;

c. More than twenty-three hours a week;

d. More than six days a week; or

e. After seven o'clock in the evening or before seven o'clock in the
morning.

4. This section shall not apply to a newspaper carrier as defined in
section thirty-two hundred twenty-eight of the education law whose hours
of work are governed by such section, a farm laborer, a child performer
whose employment is governed by section 35.01 of the arts and cultural
affairs law and article four-A of this chapter, a child model whose
employment is governed by section 35.05 of the arts and cultural affairs
law, a bridge caddie at a bridge tournament or a baby sitter as defined
in section one hundred thirty-one of this chapter.