ERIC Number: ED411424
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
School-to-Work Opportunities and the Fair Labor Standards Act. A Guide to Work-Based Learning, Federal Child Labor Laws, and Minimum Wage Provisions.
National School-to-Work Opportunities Office, Washington, DC.
This guide to work-based learning and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is designed to serve employers, educators, agency placement staff, labor organizations, and persons involved in school-to-work initiatives by helping them to understand a variety of issues related to students in the workplace. The first part of the three-part guide covers work-based learning, including information on coverage of work-based learning under the FLSA. The second part explains the FLSA, including information on when work-based learning is subject to FLSA, the standards and special provisions for employing minors, minors driving on the job, and proof of age. Four exhibits set out the standards for 16-17 year-olds and 14-15 year-olds (nonfarm), Work Experience and Career Exploration Program requirements for 14-15 year-olds, and standards for farm jobs. The third part of the guide provides general information, including coordinating state and local laws with the FLSA, waivers of FLSA, terminology, resources, and contacts for assistance. Regional Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division offices are listed with addresses and telephone numbers. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National School-to-Work Opportunities Office, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Fair Labor Standards Act