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Wisconsin Printable Free Child Labor Law Posters Hours and Days of Work Minors May Work in Wisconsin Poster

The Hours and Days of Work Minors May Work in Wisconsin is a Wisconsin child labor law poster provided for businesses by the Wisconsin Department Of Workforce Development. This notification is required for some employers, such as employers of minors.

This poster discusses the rules and regulations regarding employment of minors in the State of Wisconsin; specifically, it delineates the hours and times of day during which they may work.

The poster goes on to state that minors, regardless of work, may not work during school hours. This restriction stands the only one applied to minors aged 16 or 17. For those aged 14 or 15, there are more restrictions on when they can work and the types of industry in which they can work.

The poster further notes that the minimum wage for minors is $7.25 per hour, save during the first 90 days of employment, wherein employers can pay an ?opportunity wage? of $5.90 per hour.

The poster closes by encouraging anyone in need of further information about Wisconsin's child labor laws to contact the Equal Rights Division of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.

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ERD-9212- P (R.  06/2017)  	
Hours and Times of Day  	
Minors May Work in Wisconsin 	
 	 
State and federal laws do not limit the hours that minors 16 years of age or over may work, except that they may not be employed 
or permitted to work during hours of required school attendance under Wis . Stat. § 118.15.    
 
State and federal laws also permit minors under 16  to work up to seven days per week in the delivery of newspapers and 
agriculture.   In most other types of labor, minors  under 16 may only work six days a week.  
 
Most employers must obtain work permits for minors  under 16 before permitting them to work.  For further information, see the 
Wisconsin Employment of Minors Guide (ERD -4758 -P).  
 	
Maximum Hours of Work  for  
14 & 15 year -old minors  After Labor Day  
through May 31  June 1 through 
Labor Day  	
Daily Hours  	   	
Non-School Days  
8 hours  8 hours 
School Days  
3 hours  3 hours 	
Weekly Hours 	   	
Non-School Weeks  
40 hours  40 hours 
School Weeks  
18 hours  18 hours 	
Permitted Time of Day  
7am-7pm   7am-9pm  	
 
Employers  subject to both federal and state law s must comply with the more stringent section of the two laws.   
State child labor laws prohibit work during times that minors are required to be in school, except for students participating in work 
experience and career exploration programs operated by the school.  
 
Minors under 16 years of age are limited to the maximum hours and time of day restrictions even though they may work for 
more than one employer during the same day or week.  
 
Minors under 14 years of age are allowed to work in certain occupations  (e.g., street trades, agriculture, and work in school 
lunch programs.  See  the Wisconsin Employment of Minors Guide, ERD -4758- P, for more detail).  These minors are subject to 
the same hourly and time of day restrictions as minors who are 14 or 15 years of  age. 
 
Minors under 18  years of age may not work more than 6 consecutive hours without having a 30- minute, duty free meal period.    
Minors 16 & 17 years of age who are employed after 11:00 pm  must have 8 hours of rest between the end of  one shift and the 
start of the next shift .   
 
Minimum Wage  for minors is $7.25 per hour.  Employers may pay an “Opportunity Wage” of $5.90 per hour for the first 90 days 
of employment .  On the 91	st day, the wage must increase to $7.25 per hour.  	 
For further information about the f ederal child labor laws call (608) 441- 5221, or write to U.S. Department of Labor, Wage & 
Hour, 740 Regent St reet, Suite 102, Madison, WI   53715. 
 
For further information about the  state child labor laws, call  the Equal Rights Division in  Madison (608) 266-6860 or Milwaukee 
(414) 227- 4384. 
 
 	
DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT -  EQUAL RIGHTS DIVISION  	
PO BOX 8928 MADISON WI  53708   	
Telephone:   (608) 266-6860   TTY:   (608) 264- 8752 	 	
Website: http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/er/  	 	
The Department of Workforce Development is an equal opportunity employer and service provider.  If you have a 
disability and need to access this information in an alternate format or need it translated to another language, please 
contact us.

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