ERIC Number: ED399442
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Sep
Employment of Minors. A Guide for 14- through 17-year-olds, Their Parents and Employers.
Oregon State Bureau of Labor and Industry, Portland.
This guide on the employment of minors is intended for 14- through 17-year olds, their parents, and employers. It first lists requirements for employers who hire minors. Then it lists the jobs that 14- and 15-year-old workers can do, both the types of businesses that would hire them and examples of the kinds of jobs that 14- and 15-year-olds may apply for. It also describes restrictions on jobs that 16- and 17-year-old workers can do. Other sections address the following: working hours for 14- and 15-year-olds and for 16- and 17-year olds; working conditions (breaks, meal periods, adequate work, weight lifting); paychecks (minimum wage, overtime, paydays, deductions, uniforms, final paychecks); agriculture employment (who can work, power driven machinery, agricultural minimum wage, hours in agriculture); entertainment productions; canneries; door-to-door sales; and youth camps. The final section lists prohibited/hazardous occupations or operations for 16- and 17-year-olds. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Parents; Community
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Bureau of Labor and Industry, Portland.