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CHAPTER 6 - EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN

 

27-6-101. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-102. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-103. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-104. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-105. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-106. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-107. Children; proof of age required; prohibited employment.

 

Itshall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to employ, permit orallow any child under the age of fourteen (14) years to work at any gainfuloccupation except farm, domestic or lawn and yard service. To ensure that achild is of proper age to be employed under this section, every person, firm orcorporation employing a child under sixteen (16) years of age shall procure andhave on file where the child is employed, a form of proof of age as requiredunder W.S. 27-6-108; provided however that under no circumstances shall anychild under sixteen (16) years of age be employed in any occupation listed inW.S. 27-6-112 or in any occupation declared by the department of employment tobe hazardous for children under sixteen (16) years of age.

 

27-6-108. Children; proof of age required; inspection and form.

 

(a) The proof of age required by W.S. 27-6-107 shall be madeavailable for inspection by any official charged with the enforcement of lawsregulating the employment of minors. The acceptable forms of proof of ageinclude the following:

 

(i) A duly attested birth certificate;

 

(ii) A properly prepared immigration and naturalization form I-9showing the age of the child; or

 

(iii) Any other document showing the age of the child as approvedby the department of employment.

 

(b) Repealed By Laws 1997, ch. 182, 2.

 

(c) Repealed By Laws 1997, ch. 182, 2.

 

27-6-109. Repealed By Laws 1997, ch. 182, 2.

 

 

27-6-110. Children; hours of labor.

 

(a) No child under sixteen (16) years of age shall be employed,permitted or suffered to work at any gainful occupation except farm or domesticservice, for more than eight (8) hours in any twelve (12) hour period, orbefore the hour of five (5:00) o'clock a.m. or after the hour of ten (10:00)o'clock p.m. on nights followed by a school day, or after the hour of twelve(12:00) midnight on days which are not followed by a school day.

 

(b) Provided however that children between the ages of fourteen(14) and sixteen (16) years who are not enrolled in school may be employed atany gainful occupation for an eight (8) hour period between the hours of five(5:00) a.m. and twelve (12:00) midnight of any one (1) day.

 

27-6-111. Children; employment during school prohibited.

 

Nochild under the age of sixteen (16) who is enrolled in any private or publicschool in the state of Wyoming shall be employed, permitted, or suffered towork at any occupation or service during the time that the classes of saidschool in which the said child is enrolled are in session.

 

27-6-112. Children; prohibition of employment in certain occupations.

 

(a) No child under sixteen (16) years of age shall be employed,permitted, or allowed to work at, in, or in connection with any of thefollowing occupations, or at any of the following kinds of work except for thepurpose of instruction in the public schools:

 

(i) The operation of or working on heavy constructionequipment;

 

(ii) Employment requiring contact with or exposure to explosivesor dangerous chemicals; or in any other occupation declared by the departmentof employment as hazardous, for the employment of children under sixteen (16)years of age.

 

(b) The department of employment is hereby authorized todeclare any occupation hazardous for the employment of children under sixteen(16) years of age.

 

27-6-113. Children; penalty for violations.

 

 

(a) Any person employing any child or children in violation ofthe provisions of this act, or any child, subject hereto, who willfully andintentionally violates the provisions of this act, or any person who permits aviolation, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof,shall be fined not more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00) orimprisoned in the county jail not more than one hundred (100) days, or both, inthe discretion of the court.

 

(b) Nothing in this act applies to or prevents a child underfourteen (14) years of age to be employed in a nonhazardous occupation outsideof school hours by his parents, grandparents or legal guardian, or by abusiness owned by his parents, grandparents or legal guardian.

 

27-6-114. Employment of children under 16 in amusement, immoral ordangerous pursuits forbidden; exceptions.

 

(a) It is unlawful for any person having the care, custody orcontrol of any child under the age of sixteen (16) years to:

 

(i) Exhibit, use or employ that child:

 

(A) As an actor or performer in any concert hall or room wherealcoholic liquors and malt beverages are sold or given away except as providedin subsection (b) of this section;

 

(B) For any illegal or immoral purpose;

 

(C) For any business or in any place, situation, exhibition orvocation injurious to the morals, health or safety of the child.

 

(ii) Cause, procure or encourage a child to engage in anypractice specified in paragraph (a)(i) of this subsection.

 

(b) Nothing in this section applies to or prevents:

 

(i) The employment or use of any child as:

 

(A) A singer or musician in any church, school or academy;

 

(B) A dishwasher, busboy or delivery person in a place wherealcoholic liquors and malt beverages are sold.

 

(ii) The teaching or learning of the science or practice ofmusic;

 

(iii) The physical development of a child's body in anyrespectable gymnasium or natatorium;

 

(iv) Children from taking part in amateur entertainments ortheatricals for charity, or not for profit, in schools, churches, settlementhouses or boys' or girls' clubs.

 

27-6-115. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-116. Penalties for violations of certain provisions.

 

Anyperson, firm or corporation, employing any child in violation of the provisionsof this act, or permitting, or conniving at such violation, shall be deemedguilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not lessthan twenty-five dollars ($25.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00)or imprisoned in the county jail not less than thirty (30) days nor more thanninety (90) days, or by both such punishments, in the discretion of the court.

 

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wyoming > Title27 > Chapter6

CHAPTER 6 - EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN

 

27-6-101. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-102. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-103. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-104. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-105. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-106. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-107. Children; proof of age required; prohibited employment.

 

Itshall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to employ, permit orallow any child under the age of fourteen (14) years to work at any gainfuloccupation except farm, domestic or lawn and yard service. To ensure that achild is of proper age to be employed under this section, every person, firm orcorporation employing a child under sixteen (16) years of age shall procure andhave on file where the child is employed, a form of proof of age as requiredunder W.S. 27-6-108; provided however that under no circumstances shall anychild under sixteen (16) years of age be employed in any occupation listed inW.S. 27-6-112 or in any occupation declared by the department of employment tobe hazardous for children under sixteen (16) years of age.

 

27-6-108. Children; proof of age required; inspection and form.

 

(a) The proof of age required by W.S. 27-6-107 shall be madeavailable for inspection by any official charged with the enforcement of lawsregulating the employment of minors. The acceptable forms of proof of ageinclude the following:

 

(i) A duly attested birth certificate;

 

(ii) A properly prepared immigration and naturalization form I-9showing the age of the child; or

 

(iii) Any other document showing the age of the child as approvedby the department of employment.

 

(b) Repealed By Laws 1997, ch. 182, 2.

 

(c) Repealed By Laws 1997, ch. 182, 2.

 

27-6-109. Repealed By Laws 1997, ch. 182, 2.

 

 

27-6-110. Children; hours of labor.

 

(a) No child under sixteen (16) years of age shall be employed,permitted or suffered to work at any gainful occupation except farm or domesticservice, for more than eight (8) hours in any twelve (12) hour period, orbefore the hour of five (5:00) o'clock a.m. or after the hour of ten (10:00)o'clock p.m. on nights followed by a school day, or after the hour of twelve(12:00) midnight on days which are not followed by a school day.

 

(b) Provided however that children between the ages of fourteen(14) and sixteen (16) years who are not enrolled in school may be employed atany gainful occupation for an eight (8) hour period between the hours of five(5:00) a.m. and twelve (12:00) midnight of any one (1) day.

 

27-6-111. Children; employment during school prohibited.

 

Nochild under the age of sixteen (16) who is enrolled in any private or publicschool in the state of Wyoming shall be employed, permitted, or suffered towork at any occupation or service during the time that the classes of saidschool in which the said child is enrolled are in session.

 

27-6-112. Children; prohibition of employment in certain occupations.

 

(a) No child under sixteen (16) years of age shall be employed,permitted, or allowed to work at, in, or in connection with any of thefollowing occupations, or at any of the following kinds of work except for thepurpose of instruction in the public schools:

 

(i) The operation of or working on heavy constructionequipment;

 

(ii) Employment requiring contact with or exposure to explosivesor dangerous chemicals; or in any other occupation declared by the departmentof employment as hazardous, for the employment of children under sixteen (16)years of age.

 

(b) The department of employment is hereby authorized todeclare any occupation hazardous for the employment of children under sixteen(16) years of age.

 

27-6-113. Children; penalty for violations.

 

 

(a) Any person employing any child or children in violation ofthe provisions of this act, or any child, subject hereto, who willfully andintentionally violates the provisions of this act, or any person who permits aviolation, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof,shall be fined not more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00) orimprisoned in the county jail not more than one hundred (100) days, or both, inthe discretion of the court.

 

(b) Nothing in this act applies to or prevents a child underfourteen (14) years of age to be employed in a nonhazardous occupation outsideof school hours by his parents, grandparents or legal guardian, or by abusiness owned by his parents, grandparents or legal guardian.

 

27-6-114. Employment of children under 16 in amusement, immoral ordangerous pursuits forbidden; exceptions.

 

(a) It is unlawful for any person having the care, custody orcontrol of any child under the age of sixteen (16) years to:

 

(i) Exhibit, use or employ that child:

 

(A) As an actor or performer in any concert hall or room wherealcoholic liquors and malt beverages are sold or given away except as providedin subsection (b) of this section;

 

(B) For any illegal or immoral purpose;

 

(C) For any business or in any place, situation, exhibition orvocation injurious to the morals, health or safety of the child.

 

(ii) Cause, procure or encourage a child to engage in anypractice specified in paragraph (a)(i) of this subsection.

 

(b) Nothing in this section applies to or prevents:

 

(i) The employment or use of any child as:

 

(A) A singer or musician in any church, school or academy;

 

(B) A dishwasher, busboy or delivery person in a place wherealcoholic liquors and malt beverages are sold.

 

(ii) The teaching or learning of the science or practice ofmusic;

 

(iii) The physical development of a child's body in anyrespectable gymnasium or natatorium;

 

(iv) Children from taking part in amateur entertainments ortheatricals for charity, or not for profit, in schools, churches, settlementhouses or boys' or girls' clubs.

 

27-6-115. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-116. Penalties for violations of certain provisions.

 

Anyperson, firm or corporation, employing any child in violation of the provisionsof this act, or permitting, or conniving at such violation, shall be deemedguilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not lessthan twenty-five dollars ($25.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00)or imprisoned in the county jail not less than thirty (30) days nor more thanninety (90) days, or by both such punishments, in the discretion of the court.

 


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State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wyoming > Title27 > Chapter6

CHAPTER 6 - EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN

 

27-6-101. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-102. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-103. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-104. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-105. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-106. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-107. Children; proof of age required; prohibited employment.

 

Itshall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to employ, permit orallow any child under the age of fourteen (14) years to work at any gainfuloccupation except farm, domestic or lawn and yard service. To ensure that achild is of proper age to be employed under this section, every person, firm orcorporation employing a child under sixteen (16) years of age shall procure andhave on file where the child is employed, a form of proof of age as requiredunder W.S. 27-6-108; provided however that under no circumstances shall anychild under sixteen (16) years of age be employed in any occupation listed inW.S. 27-6-112 or in any occupation declared by the department of employment tobe hazardous for children under sixteen (16) years of age.

 

27-6-108. Children; proof of age required; inspection and form.

 

(a) The proof of age required by W.S. 27-6-107 shall be madeavailable for inspection by any official charged with the enforcement of lawsregulating the employment of minors. The acceptable forms of proof of ageinclude the following:

 

(i) A duly attested birth certificate;

 

(ii) A properly prepared immigration and naturalization form I-9showing the age of the child; or

 

(iii) Any other document showing the age of the child as approvedby the department of employment.

 

(b) Repealed By Laws 1997, ch. 182, 2.

 

(c) Repealed By Laws 1997, ch. 182, 2.

 

27-6-109. Repealed By Laws 1997, ch. 182, 2.

 

 

27-6-110. Children; hours of labor.

 

(a) No child under sixteen (16) years of age shall be employed,permitted or suffered to work at any gainful occupation except farm or domesticservice, for more than eight (8) hours in any twelve (12) hour period, orbefore the hour of five (5:00) o'clock a.m. or after the hour of ten (10:00)o'clock p.m. on nights followed by a school day, or after the hour of twelve(12:00) midnight on days which are not followed by a school day.

 

(b) Provided however that children between the ages of fourteen(14) and sixteen (16) years who are not enrolled in school may be employed atany gainful occupation for an eight (8) hour period between the hours of five(5:00) a.m. and twelve (12:00) midnight of any one (1) day.

 

27-6-111. Children; employment during school prohibited.

 

Nochild under the age of sixteen (16) who is enrolled in any private or publicschool in the state of Wyoming shall be employed, permitted, or suffered towork at any occupation or service during the time that the classes of saidschool in which the said child is enrolled are in session.

 

27-6-112. Children; prohibition of employment in certain occupations.

 

(a) No child under sixteen (16) years of age shall be employed,permitted, or allowed to work at, in, or in connection with any of thefollowing occupations, or at any of the following kinds of work except for thepurpose of instruction in the public schools:

 

(i) The operation of or working on heavy constructionequipment;

 

(ii) Employment requiring contact with or exposure to explosivesor dangerous chemicals; or in any other occupation declared by the departmentof employment as hazardous, for the employment of children under sixteen (16)years of age.

 

(b) The department of employment is hereby authorized todeclare any occupation hazardous for the employment of children under sixteen(16) years of age.

 

27-6-113. Children; penalty for violations.

 

 

(a) Any person employing any child or children in violation ofthe provisions of this act, or any child, subject hereto, who willfully andintentionally violates the provisions of this act, or any person who permits aviolation, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof,shall be fined not more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00) orimprisoned in the county jail not more than one hundred (100) days, or both, inthe discretion of the court.

 

(b) Nothing in this act applies to or prevents a child underfourteen (14) years of age to be employed in a nonhazardous occupation outsideof school hours by his parents, grandparents or legal guardian, or by abusiness owned by his parents, grandparents or legal guardian.

 

27-6-114. Employment of children under 16 in amusement, immoral ordangerous pursuits forbidden; exceptions.

 

(a) It is unlawful for any person having the care, custody orcontrol of any child under the age of sixteen (16) years to:

 

(i) Exhibit, use or employ that child:

 

(A) As an actor or performer in any concert hall or room wherealcoholic liquors and malt beverages are sold or given away except as providedin subsection (b) of this section;

 

(B) For any illegal or immoral purpose;

 

(C) For any business or in any place, situation, exhibition orvocation injurious to the morals, health or safety of the child.

 

(ii) Cause, procure or encourage a child to engage in anypractice specified in paragraph (a)(i) of this subsection.

 

(b) Nothing in this section applies to or prevents:

 

(i) The employment or use of any child as:

 

(A) A singer or musician in any church, school or academy;

 

(B) A dishwasher, busboy or delivery person in a place wherealcoholic liquors and malt beverages are sold.

 

(ii) The teaching or learning of the science or practice ofmusic;

 

(iii) The physical development of a child's body in anyrespectable gymnasium or natatorium;

 

(iv) Children from taking part in amateur entertainments ortheatricals for charity, or not for profit, in schools, churches, settlementhouses or boys' or girls' clubs.

 

27-6-115. Repealed by Laws 1996, ch. 8, 1.

 

27-6-116. Penalties for violations of certain provisions.

 

Anyperson, firm or corporation, employing any child in violation of the provisionsof this act, or permitting, or conniving at such violation, shall be deemedguilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not lessthan twenty-five dollars ($25.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00)or imprisoned in the county jail not less than thirty (30) days nor more thanninety (90) days, or by both such punishments, in the discretion of the court.

 

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