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The Department of Labor and Industry, through the Bureau of Labor Law Compliance, is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Child Labor Law (Act of 2012 P.L. 1209, No 151), and the Regulations Governing the Employment of Minors in Industry (R-1). Child Labor Act. Prohibited Occupations Under the Child Labor Act.

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The Pennsylvania Child Labor Law (CLL) was enacted to "provide for the health, safety, and welfare of minors by forbidding their employment or work in certain establishments and occupations, and under certain specified ages." The CLL requires minors to obtain work permits prior to beginning work. This law, with the exception of farm work or domestic service in a …

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Entertainment Industry Child Labor Laws in Pennsylvania; Agricultural Child Labor Laws in Pennsylvania; On a Federal level, child labor is regulated under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Minors and students may additionally be subject to special labor law regulations regarding minimum wage, meal and break periods while working, and more.

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During my research into child labor laws across the States, I found that Pennsylvania divides the labor law into two parts: one for children aged 14&15 and one for children aged 16&17. When it comes to children of the younger age, they may only work a maximum of 4 hours on school days and 8 hours on any other day.

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1. Pennsylvania law prohibits an employer from discriminating and retaliating against employees in a variety of protected categories. Employers must also allow employees to access their personnel file
2. Pennsylvania permits preemployment criminal checks. See Recruiting and Hiring.
3. In Pennsylvania, there are requirements relating to the minimum wage, overtime and child labor. See Wage and Hour.
4. Pennsylvania law prohibits an employer from discriminating and retaliating against employees in a variety of protected categories. Employers must also allow employees to access their personnel file
5. Pennsylvania permits preemployment criminal checks. See Recruiting and Hiring.
6. In Pennsylvania, there are requirements relating to the minimum wage, overtime and child labor. See Wage and Hour.
7. Pennsylvania has laws that relate to employee pay and benefits, including health care continuation, payment of wages, pay frequency, pay statements and wage deductions. See Pay and Benefits.

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The Child Labor Law is administered in accordance with 34 Pa.Code Chapter 11, which speaks to employment of minors both in theatrical-type performances and industry. This article is not intended to provide specific detailed information about every type of business in which a minor might be engaged, but rather it is intended to highlight some interesting facts, and pitfalls, …

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In Pennsylvania, can a minor work at a job as an employee and work as an independent contractor (self employed) at a second job simultaneously or is this a violation of labor laws. Lawyer's Assistant: Have they discussed this with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer? No. Lawyer's Assistant: Is the workplace "at will" or union?

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CHILD LABOR ACT BUREAU OF LABOR LAW COMPLIANCE A-177 REV 12-12 "CHILD LABOR ACT" Act of 2012, P.L. 1209, No. 151 AN ACT The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania hereby enacts as follows: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the Child Labor Act. Section 2. Definitions. The following words …

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With spring upon us and warmer temperatures hopefully just over the horizon, many employers are beginning to recruit high school students for after-school and summer employment. When doing so, employers must be aware of specific rules under both federal and state laws regarding the employment of minors (i.e., individuals under 18 years of age). …

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Pennsylvania Child/Minor Labor Laws? Hello! I'm a 17M minor employed in the state of Pennsylvania. Over the course of the last few weeks, a fellow 17M coworker and myself have been looking into PA's labor laws and we found out that the company we work for is breaking 4 of said laws. My coworker and I both work 31+ hours a week during a school week (maximum …

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Act - The Child Labor Law 7 Pa.B. 1591. § 11.42. Quarries. Employment of minors between 16 and 18 years of age is permitted in quarries but such minors shall be prohibited from engaging in any of the following occupations in quarries: (1) Drilling, shot firing or assisting in loading or tamping holes. (2) Face cleaning. (3) Attaching blocks to chains for cable hoisting. (4) …

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The PA CLL enforces penalties for those who violate the Child Labor Law in Pennsylvania. A first offense can cost up to $400. And if an employer is caught violating the law once again, the second offense costs between $750 and $1,500. Also, a court may require the penalty of up to 10 days in jail for disobeying the law.

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Abstract of the Pennsylvania Child Labor Law Form No. LLC-5: All PA Employers of Minors: Department of Labor and Industry Bureau of Labor Law Compliance (717) 787-4671: Hours of Work for Minors Under Eighteen Form No. LLC-17: All PA Employers of Minors: Department of Labor and Industry Bureau of Labor Law Compliance (717) 787-4671: Minimum Wage Law …

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The Form No. LLC-17 - Hours of Work for Minors Under Eighteen (Rev 2-07) is a Pennsylvania child labor law poster provided for businesses by the Pennsylvania Department Of Labor & Industry. This notification is required for some employers, such as employers of minors.. This is a state labor poster enforced by the state department of labor and industry, bureau of labor law …

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Get A Free Consultation. Wage Laws for Employees with Tips. Pennsylvania also has a minimum wage for tip workers. Employees in the service industry who typically receive tips for their work must be paid an hourly wage of at least $2.83. If employees receive less than $30 per month in tips, they do not qualify for this reduced minimum wage. There is also a …

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Pennsylvania Child Labor Laws are administered by the Department of Labor and Industry. Minors under the age of 14 are prohibited from working, with certain exceptions. Beginning at age 11, they may work as newspaper carriers. Children at least 12 years old may work as golf caddies, carrying no more than one golf bag and working no more than 18 holes per day. …

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Child Labor Law Forms. Following is a list of forms pertaining to child labor laws. If an alternate version of a form is needed, please contact the Bureau of Labor Law Compliance. Title/Description . L&I Form Number. Poster: Abstract of the Child Labor Law: LLC-5: Poster: Abstract of the Child Labor Law (Esp) LLC-5 (Esp) Application for Permit for Employment of …

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What are the labor laws in pennsylvania for minors?

Child labor regulations are another important part of the Pennsylvania labor laws. Minors under 18 must obtain an employment certificate in order to work in the state. The hours of employment and types of work that may be performed are regulated separately for minors under 16, and 16 and 17 year old minors.

What are pennsylvania labor laws for salaried employees?

While minor provisions within laws differentiate between salaried and non-salaried employees, Pennsylvania labor laws exist to protect the rights of workers across the board.

Can a minor apply for a job offer in pa?

A: No, the Pennsylvania Child Labor Act does not have any language that would indicate that a minor needs to have a job offer in order to obtain a work permit. Of course, a minor can apply for and accept a job offer prior to obtaining a work permit.

Can an employer pay less than minimum wage in pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania law does allow employers to pay less than minimum wage to workers with disabilities. These employers are required to obtain a special certificate for this fee arrangement, though. Employers may also be certified to pay learners — participants in legitimate training programs — less than minimum wage.

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