Saint Charles, MO asked in Employment Law for Missouri

Q: What are the number of hours a 16 year old in Missouri can legally work on a school day?

Does the legal number of hours on a school day change if the school day is a snow day?

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A: Federal law places restrictions on when 14 and 15-year old employees can work during the school year, but no similar restrictions apply once you turn 16. There may be other applicable Missouri labor laws, however, so you should consult a Missouri employment attorney regarding your situation.

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