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§ 75. Hours of employment of children--Rest periods

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 40. Labor

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 40. Labor
Chapter 3. Employment of Women and Children
40 Okl.St.Ann. § 75
§ 75. Hours of employment of children--Rest periods
A. No child under the age of sixteen (16) years shall be employed or permitted to work in any gainful occupation, other than agriculture or domestic service, for more than:
1. Three (3) hours in any one (1) school day, except that if the employer is not covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act,1 a child may work eight (8) hours or less on a school day which precedes a nonschool day;
2. Eight (8) hours on a nonschool day;
3. Eighteen (18) hours in any one (1) week when school is in session; or
4. Forty (40) hours in any one (1) week when school is not in session, except that if the employer is not covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act, a child may work forty (40) hours in any one (1) week when school is in session if attendance is not compulsory.
B. As used in this section, “in session” means the period beginning on the first Tuesday after Labor Day through May 31 of the following year.
C. Children under the age of sixteen (16) years must be permitted a one (1) hour cumulative rest period for each eight (8) consecutive hours worked. However, no such child shall work more than five (5) consecutive hours unless permitted a one-half ( ½ ) hour cumulative rest period.

Credits

R.L.1910, § 3732; Laws 1991, c. 172, § 4, eff. Sept. 1, 1991; Laws 1993, c. 137, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993; Laws 1997, c. 391, § 8, eff. July 1, 1997.

Footnotes

29 U.S.C.A. § 201 et seq.
40 Okl. St. Ann. § 75, OK ST T. 40 § 75
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session and First and Second Extraordinary Sessions of the 58th Legislature (2022).
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