71-3102 - Definitions

71-3102. Definitions

1. "Oppressive child labor" means a condition of employment under which (1) any employee under the age of sixteen years is employed by an employer (other than a parent or a person standing in place of a parent employing his own child or a child in his custody under the age of sixteen years in an occupation other than manufacturing or mining or an occupation found by the Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation to be particularly hazardous for the employment of children sixteen and seventeen years or detrimental to their health or well-being) in any occupation, or (2) any employee sixteen and seventeen years is employed by an employer in any occupation which the Director of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation shall find and by regulation declare to be particularly hazardous for the employment of children between such ages or detrimental to their health or well-being.

2. "Employer" means every person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, receiver or other officer of a court of this State, the State or any political subdivision thereof and any agent or officer of the above-mentioned classes employing any person in this State.

(Amended by State Register Volume 21, Issue No. 6, Part 2, eff June 27, 1997.)

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