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.
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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