Youth Employment: Do you know the rules?
As summer is fast approaching, the questions regarding laws on employment of minors are increasing. Both Federal and State laws govern the employment of young workers and when both are applicable, the law with the stricter standard must be obeyed. Employment of minors is regulated to ensure that when young people work, the work does not jeopardize their health, well being or educational opportunities. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health estimates that 16