Arkansas Code Title 11. Labor and Industrial Relations § 11-9-504. Compensation--Illegally employed minor

(a) Where an injury or death is sustained by a minor employed in violation of federal or state statutes pertaining to minimum ages for employment of minors, compensation or death benefits provided for by this chapter shall be doubled.

(b) However, the penalty shall not apply when the minor misrepresents his or her age, in writing, to the employer.


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