Individuals under the age of 21.An employee younger than 21 years old may not be a bartender. However, workers between the ages of 18 and 20 may wait on tables and take orders or serve alcoholic beverages if the employer holds an on-premises retailer's permit (MS State Tax Cmsn. Local Option Reg. 17). Employers must obtain and keep a copy of an employee's proof of age.
Individuals under the age of 17. Children under 17 years old may not drive a motor vehicle in use as a common carrier or school bus.
Minors under the age of 16. No minor between the ages of 14 and 16 may be employed in a mill, cannery, workshop, factory, or manufacturing establishment unless the child has completed or is attending school (MS Code Sec. 71-1-19).
Minors under the age of 14. No minor under the age of 14 may be employed in a mill, cannery, workshop, factory, or manufacturing establishment under any circumstances (MS Code Sec. 71-1-17 ).