Vermont Child Labor Law Poster
The Child Labor Law Poster is a Vermont child labor law poster provided for businesses by the Vermont Department Of Labor. This notification is required for some employers, such as employers who employ minors.
This poster discusses Child Labor pursuant to the laws of the State of Vermont under the supervision and enforcement of the Vermont Department of Labor. It begins by stating the areas or professions in which children of the ages 14 or 15 may not participate in; these include: Communications, public utilities, construction or repair, driving or helping to drive a vehicle, manufacturing and mining operations, power machinery, processing occupations, public messenger work, transportation of human capital or public property, and workplaces in which products are mined, processed, or manufactured.
For children aged 16 or 17 years, prohibited jobs include anything deemed hazardous by the Secretary of Labor (Federal) or the Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Labor (State). A full list of jobs deemed hazardous by one or both of these parties can be found on the website of the Department of Labor. This poster closes by declaring that Vermont is an equal opportunity employer.
NoN AgriculturAl EmploymENt: children Age 14 and 15 mAy Not work in any of the hazardous occupations above and may not work in comm\ unications or public utilities jobs, construction or repair jobs, driving a motor vehicle or \ helping a driver, manufacturing and mining occupations, power- driven machinery or hoisting apparatus other than typical office machines, processing occupations, public messenger jobs, transporting of persons or property, workrooms where products are manufactured, mined or processed, or ware\ housing and storage. children Age 14 and 15 mAy work outside school hours in various non-manufacturing, non-mining, non\ -hazardous jobs under the following conditions: No more than 3 hours on a school day or 18 hours in a school week; 8 hou\ rs on a non-school day or 40 hours in a non-school week. Also, work may not begin before 7 a.m. or end after 7 p.m., except from \ June 1 through Labor Day, when evening hours are extended to 9 p.m. Different rules apply in agricultural employment. Examples of permitted jobs include office, grocery store, retail store, restaurant, movie theater , baseball park, amusement park, or gasoline service station. children Age 16 - 18 An employee must be at least 16 years old to work in most non-farm jobs.\ No person less than 18 years old may work in any occupation declared hazardous by the Secretary of the USDOL or the Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Labor. The following occupations have been declared hazardous (see child labor rul\ es for additional information): Hazardous occupations Manufacturing and storing of explosives, driving a motor vehicle and bei\ ng an outside helper on a motor vehicle; coal mining, logging and sawmilling, power-driven woodworking machines, exposure to radioacti\ ve substances, power-driven hoisting apparatus, power- driven metal-forming, punching, and shearing machines, mining, other tha\ n coal mining, meat packing or processing (including the use of power-driven meat slicing machines), power-driven bakery machine\ s, power-driven paper-product machines, manufacturing brick, tile, and related products, power-driven circular saws, band saws\ , and guillotine shears, wrecking, demolition, and shipbreaking operations, roofing operations, or excavation operations. There are some exemptions for apprentice/student-learner programs in some of these hazardous occupations. A person must be at least 18 to work in any of the hazardous non-farm job\ s listed above. AgriculturAl EmploymENt: Once a person turns 16 years old , he or she can do any job in agriculture. A youth 14 or 15 years old can work in agriculture, on any farm, but only in non-hazardous jobs. A youth 12 or 13 years of age can only work in agriculture on a farm if a parent has given written pe\ rmission or if a parent is working on the same farm as his or her child, and only in non-hazardous jobs. If the youth is younger than 12 , he or she can only work in agriculture on a farm if the farm is not re\ quired to pay the Federal minimum wage. Under the FLSA, “small” farms are exempt from the minimum w\ age requirements. “Small” farm means any farm that did not use more than 500 “man-days” of agricultural labor in any calendar qua\ rter (3-month period) during the preceding calendar year. “Man-day” means any day during which an employee works at least one hour. If the farm is “small,” workers under 12 years of age can only b\ e employed with a parent’s permission and only in non-hazardous jobs. Hazardous agricultural occupations include: • Operating a tractor of over 20 PTO (Power-Take-Off) horsepower, or connecting or disconnecting implements or parts to such a tractor. • Operating or helping to operate Corn picker, cotton picker, grain combine, hay mower, forage harvester, hay baler, potato digger, or mobile pea viner, Feed grinder, crop dryer, forage blower, auger conveyor, or the unloading mechanism of a non-gravity-type self-unloading wagon or trailer; or, Power post-hole digger, power post driver, or nonwalking-type rotary tiller, Trencher or earthmoving equipment; Fork lift; Potato combine; or Power-driven circul\ ar, band or chainsaw. • Working on a farm in a yard, pen, or stall occupied by Bull, boar, or stud horse for breeding, or Sow with suckling pigs, or cow with newborn calf with umbilical cord present. • Loading, unloading, felling, bucking, or skidding timber with a butt (l\ arge end) diameter of more than 6 inches. • Working from a ladder or scaffold at a height of over 20 feet. • Driving a bus, truck, or automobile when transporting passengers, or rid\ ing on a tractor as a passenger or helper. WH-4 (9/07) Equal opportunity is the lawThe State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encourage\ d. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. 711 (TTY/Relay Service) or 802-828-4203 TDD (Vermont Department of Labor). VERMONT DEp ArtmENt oF lABor CHILD LABOR POSTER
More Vermont Labor Law Posters 17 PDFS
Minimum-Wage.org provides an additional sixteen required and optional Vermont labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print and post all required state labor law posters, as well as all of the mandatory federal labor law posters.
|Vermont Poster Name||Poster Type|
|Required Vermont Employer's Liability and Workers' Compensation||Workers Compensation Law|
|Required Unemployment Insurance Information for the State of Vermont||Unemployment Law|
|Required Minimum Wage in the State of Vermont||Minimum Wage Law|
|Required Posting of Safety Records Notice to Employees||Job Safety Law|
|Required Safety and Health Protection on the Job in Vermont||Job Safety Law|
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