Workers under 16. Minors under the age of 16 may work between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. for no more than 9 hours a day, 54 hours a week. They may not work during the hours when public schools are in session unless they can read and write simple English sentences and have studied spelling, grammar, geography, and arithmetic--up to and including fractions--or they have similar ability levels in another language (ID Code Sec. 44-1302, ID Code Sec. 44-1304).
Workers under 14. Minors under 14 years of age may work between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m., but not during the hours when public schools are in session. They may work for no more than 9 hours a day, 54 hours a week. A student may be employed for 10 hours a week by the public school in the district in which the child lives. The work must be voluntary and with the consent of the student's legal guardian (ID Code Sec. 44-1301).
Workers over 12. During regular public school vacations of 2 weeks or more, children over the age of 12 may work at the occupations and during the hours permitted for 14-year-old minors.