Is A Permit Required For Employment Of A Minor?
With some exceptions, no child under sixteen years of age may be employed unless the employer procures and keeps on file an employment certificate, issued by the child's school. For information on the exceptions to this provision, refer to Child Labor Law.
You can download the employment certificate by clicking on the following link: Employment Certificate for Minors 14 and 15 years old
When the Department of Labor finds it to be in the best interests of the child, the Department of Labor may issue a special permit waiving certain restrictions for any child employed as a performer in the performing arts subject to such conditions as the Department of Labor deems necessary.
The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.
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