Job Information for HS

  • Jobs Youth May Perform:

    AGES 13 & YOUNGER:
    • babysitting 
    • delivering newspapers 
    • acting or performing
    AGES 14 & 15:
    • working in an office, 
    • grocery store, 
    • retail store, 
    • restaurant, 
    • movie theater 
    • or amusement park
    AGES 16 & 17:
    • any job not declared hazardous 
    youth under the age of 18 cannot work in: mining, logging, meatpacking, roofing, excavation, or demolition. They cannot drive a car or forklift, work with saws, explosives, radioactive materials or most power-driven machines.
     
    Hours Youth May Work:
     
    UNDERAGE 16 MAY WORK:
    • 3 hours on a school day / 18 hours in a school week
    • 8 hours on a non-school day / 40 hours in a non-school week
    • between the hours of 7am – 7pm during the school year
    “MAY NOT WORK”
    • before 7am or after 7pm, except between June 1 and Labor Day, when evening hours are extended to 9pm
    OVER AGE 16 MAY WORK:
    • with no time restrictions on hours worked