May 2017 Employment Law Newsletter
School’s Out For the Summer…What You Need to Know When Hiring Minors
School is out for the summer and high school students (many of whom are under the age of 18) are “pounding the pavement” and looking for the perfect summer job. For the purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“Act”), the federal law that governs minimum wage and overtime requirements, an individual who is under the age of 18 is covered by the child labor provisions of the Act.
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