Ohio Minor Labor Laws Poster
The Minor Labor Laws is an Ohio child labor law poster provided for businesses by the Ohio Department Of Commerce. This notification is required for some employers, such as employers of minors.
This is a state labor poster enforced by the state department of commerce, division of industrial compliance and labor. Itâ€™s a mandatory poster required of employers employing workers under the age of 18. It highlights rights of working children under the age of 18. It also highlights the duties and responsibilities of the employers. In the poster are qualifications for work certificate, restrictions on working hours for minors of ages 14 & 15, and 16 & 17. The post also contains prohibitions of work for minors under the age of 16 and another list of prohibitions of work for all minors under the age of 18. The poster also contains exemptions when not to engage minors in door-to-door work activities. it does not however detail all laws regarding employment of minors and employers are advised to make particular reference to Ohio Revised Code chapter 4109. The poster must be rightly posted by the defined employers at conspicuous places where all workers can access.
Sheryl Maxfield, Director Mike Dewine, Governor STATE OF OHIO MINOR LABOR LAWS www.com.ohio.gov OHIO REVISED CODE CHAPTER 4109* "MINOR" MEANS ANY PERSON LESS THAN 18 YEARS OF AGE WORKING PERMITS: Every minor 14 through 17 years of age must have a working permit unless otherwise stated in Chapter 4109. WAGE AGREEME NT: No employer shall give employment to a minor without agreeing with him/her as to the wages or compensation he/she shall r eceive for each day, week, month, year or per piece for work performed. REST PERIOD: No employer shall employ a minor more than 5 c onsecutive hours without a rest period of at least 30 minutes. LIST OF MINORS EMPLOYED: Employer shall keep a list of minors employed at each establishment and a list must be posted in a c onspicuous place to which all minor employees have access. TIME RECORDS: Every employer shall keep a time book or other written record showing actual starting and stopping time of each work and rest period. These records must be kept for two (2) years. RESTRICTIONS ON WORKING HOURS FOR MINORS 14 and 15 YE ARS OF AGE No person under 16 shall be employed: 1. During school hours except where specifically permitted by Chapter 4109 2. Before 7 a.m. or after 9 p.m. from June 1 st to September 1 st or during any school holiday of 5 school days or more; or after 7 p.m. at any other time 3. For more than 3 hours a day in any school day 4. For more than 18 hours in any school week 5. For more than 8 hours in any day when school is not in session 6. For more than 40 hours in any week that school is not in session nor during school hours, unless employment is incidental to bona fide programs of vocational cooperative training, work - study, or other work - oriented programs with the purpose of educating students, and the program meets standards established by th e state board of education. RESTRICTIONS ON WORKING HOURS FOR MINORS 16 and 17 YEARS OF AGE No person 16 or 17 who is required to attend school shall be employed: 1. Before 7 a.m. on any day that school is in session or 6 a.m. if the person was not employed after 8 p.m. the previous night 2. After 11 p.m. on any night preceding a day that school is in session. PROHIBITED OCCUPATIONS FOR MINORS UNDER 16 YEARS OF AGE 1. All manuf acturing; mining; processing; public messenger service 2. Work in freezers and meat coolers and all preparation of meats for sale (except wrapping, sealing, labeling, weighing, pricin g and stocking) 3. Transportation; storage; communications; public util ities; construction; repair 4. Work in boiler or engine rooms; maintenance or repair of machinery 5. Outside window washing from window sills or scaffolding and/or ladders 6. Cooking and baking; operating, setting up, adjusting, cleaning, oiling or repairing power - driven food slicers, grinders, food choppers, cutters, bakery type mixers 7. Loading or unloading goods to and from trucks 8. All warehouse work except office and clerical 9. Work in connection with cars and trucks involving the use of pits, racks or lifting apparatus or involving the inflation of any tire mounted on a rim equipped with a removable retaining ring. PROHIBITED OCCUPATIONS FOR MINORS 14 through 17 YEARS OF AGE 1. Occupations involving slaughtering, meat - packing, processing or rendering 2. Power - driven bakery machines 3. Occupations involved in the manufacture of brick, tile and kindred products 4. Occupations involved in t he manufacture of chemicals 5. Manufacturing or storage occupations involving explosives 6. Occupations involving exposure to radioactive substances and to ionizing radiations 7. Power - driven paper products machines 8. Power - driven metal forming, punching and shearing machines 9. Occupations involved in the operation of power - driven circular saws, band saws and guillotine shears 10. Power - driven woodworking machines 11. Coal mines 12. Occupations in connection with mining, other than coal 13. Logging and sawmilling 14. Motor vehicle occupations 15. Maritime and longshoreman occupations 16. Railroads 17. Excavation operations 18. Power - driven and hoisting apparatus 19. Roofing operations 20. Wrecking, demolition, and shipbreaking. 4 MINORS UNDER 16 YEARS OF AGE MAY NOT ENGAGE IN DOOR - TO - DOOR EMPLOYMENT UNLESS T he for - profit employer is REGISTERED with the Ohio Department of Commerce. DOOR - TO - DOOR SALES EMPLOYERS SHALL: 1. Be in compliance with all applicable Ohio and Federal laws relating to the employment of minors 2. Provide at least one supervisor who is over the age of eighteen, f or each six minor employees 3. Have been and be in compliance with Ohio's Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility, Workers' Compensation, Unemployment Compen sation, and all other applicable laws 4. Require all minors to work at least in pairs 5. Not empl oy any minor who does not have an appropriate Age and Schooling Certificate 6. Provide each minor employee with a photo identification card 7. Not employ any minor in any door - to - door sales activity during school hours except where specifically permitted 8. Not employ minors under 16 in door - to - door sales activity before 7 a.m. or after 7 p.m. 9. Not employ minors 16 and 17 years of age in door - to - door sales activity before 7 a.m. or after 8 p.m. *For Exceptions to Coverage See Chapter 4109.06 This is a summary of ORC 4109. This summary does not include all of the requirements for minor labor laws. Persons should refer to 4109 for specific requirements applicable to them. This information can be accessed through the Ohio Depa rtment of Commerce w eb site at www.com.ohio.gov . POST IN A CONSPICUOUS PLACE For further information about Minor Labor issues, please contact: The Ohio Department of Comm erce, Division of Industrial Compliance & Labor, 6606 Tussing Road, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068 P hone: 614 - 644 - 2239. TTY/TDD: 800 - 750 - 0750. An Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider ( REV . 9/13/16 ) - R Q + X V W H G, Lt. Governor
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