Florida Child Labor Laws Poster
The Florida Child Labor Laws is a labor law posters poster by the Florida Department Of Economic Opportunity. This poster is mandatory for some employers, including employers of minors.
This Florida poster must be posted in a conspicuous place where all minor employees will see it. The child labor law details the weekly and daily hour restrictions on minor employees for when school is in session and when school is out of session. This poster also describes the restricted occupations for minors, fines for employers who violate child labor laws, and required breaks for all minors. Regulations for this law have been updated in 2016 but still apply to the 2019 year.
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Mino rs 16 & 17 Mino rs 14 & 15 - Under 14 years old MAY NOT WORK SCHOOL ATTEN DANCE Florida: May NOT work during school hou rs unless they meet a criterion of the Hour Restrictions listed bel ow. FLSA: No limitation s. Florida & FLSA: May not work during school hou rs (some exceptions app ly). PERMITS TO WORK Florida & FLSA: Not requi red, except the FLSA requi res the empl oyer to maintain date of birth info rmation for all empl oyees under 19 years old. HOURS OF WORK, WHEN SCHOOL IS IN SESSION Florida: May work up to 30 hou rs per week. Not be fore 6:30 a.m. or later than 11 p.m. and for no mo re than 8 hou rs a day when school is scheduled the foll owing da y. On days when s chool does not follo w, there are no hour restrictions . FLSA: No limitation s. Florida: May work up to 15 hou rs per week. Not be fore 7 a.m. or after 7 p.m. and for no mo re than 3 hou rs a day on school day s, when a school day foll ows. May work up to 8 hou rs on Frid ay, Saturda y, Sunda y, and on non -school days, when school days do not foll ow, until 9 p.m. of 3 8 maximum is 7 7 of and 8 and 7 p.m. HOURS OF WORK, WHEN SCHOOL IS NOT IN SESSION (summer vacation; winte r, spring breaks) Florida: No Limitations FLSA: No limitation s. Note: Hazardous occupations still app ly for mino rs. Florida: May work up to 8 hrs. per day and up to 40 hrs. per week; m ay not work be fore 7 a.m. or after 9 p.m. FLSA: May work up to 8 hrs. per day and up to 40 hrs. per week. Work must be per formed between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.; f rom June 1 to Labor Day may work until 9 p.m. DAYS PER WEEK Florida: No mo re than 6 consecut ive days in any one week. FLSA: No limitation s. BREAKS Florida: Mino rs may work no mo re than 4 consecut ive hou rs without a 30 mi nute uninte rrupted break. FLSA: No limitation s. AGRICU LTURE Florida: Mino rs pa rticipating in farm work, not on their pa rents or guardian ’s farm, must comp ly with the same restrictions as in other work. FLSA: No limitation s. FLSA: No empl oyment permitted during school hour s. May work after school in occupations not decla red hazardous in agricultu re. See Child Labor Bulletin 102. (Exception: 12 and 13 year-olds may be empl oyed with written pa rental consent or on a fa rm where the minor ’s parent is also empl oyed; minors under 12 may be empl oyed with written pa rental consent on fa rms where empl oyees are exempt from the Federal minimum wage provision s.) RESTRICTED OCCU PATIONS The State of Florida has inco rpor ated the 17 Haza rdous Occupations (H0s) of the FLSA into the Florida law and Child Labor Rule. For more info on HO s, contact the U.S. Department of Labo r, Wage and Hour Division. This poster rep resents a combination of those laws with an ** annot ating Florida law ―onl y.‖ Mino rs under the age of 18 may not work in bel ow occupations: • Working in or around explos ives or radioact ive substances • Operating Motor vehicles • Logging or sawmilling • Operating power-driven meat processing ma chines to include me at and vegeta ble slicer s; slaughterin g, meat packing, processing or rendering • Working on any sca ffolding, roofs or ladders above 6 feet; roofing • Wreckin g, demolition or excavation • Mining occupations • Operating power-driven bak ery; metal -forming, pun ching, and shearing machines; wood workin g, paper products or hoisting machines • Ma nufacturing bri ck and tile products • Operating circular saws, band saws, & guillotine shears ** Working with compressed gases exceeding 40 p.s.i. ** Working in or around toxic substance s, corros ives or pesticides ** Firefighting ** Working with electrical appa ratus or wiring ** Operating or assisting to ope rate tractors over 20 PTO hors epower, forklift s, earthm oving equipment, any harvestin g, planting, or plowing machine ry or any moving ma chine ry Mino rs 14 and 15 may not work in these occupations: • Operating any p ower-driven machine ry other than office ma chine s, including all power mowe rs and cutters • Maintaining or repairing an esta blishment, ma chine s, or equipment • Working in freezers or meat coolers • Operating, setting up, adjusting, or cleaning power-driven meat or vegetable slice rs, grinder s, food choppe rs, and cutter s, and bakery- type mixers • Operating motor vehicles • Ma nufacturing, mining, or processing occupations where goods are ma nufactu red, mined, or processed • Cooking (some exceptions apply) & baking • Working in occupations in Transpo rtation, Warehouse & Stora ge, Com munication s, and Const ruction (except clerical); boiler or engine rooms • Loading and unloading trucks • Working in public messen ger services ** Handling certain dan gerous animals ** Conducting doo r-to-door sales of products as empl oyment (some exceptions) ** Spray painting EXEMPTIONS Hour Restrictions – (from hour restrictions on ly; hazard restrictions Age Restrictions — (from age requirements; hazard restrictions still still apply until 18 yrs.) apply) • Mino rs who hold waivers from a public school or Child Labor • Minors who work for their parents in occup ations not declar ed Compliance hazardous • Mino rs who have been ma rried • Pages in the Florida legislature • Mino rs who h ave either graduated from an acc redited high s chool, or • Newspaper del ivery (10 years old) hold a high school equ ivalency diploma • Minors in the ente rtainment indust ry registered with Child Labor • Mino rs who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces Compliance • Minor s who are enrolled in high school work programs A cou rt may authori ze an exemption from age and hour restriction s. PARTIAL WAIVERS The Florida Child Labor law is designed to serve and protect minors and encoura ge them to remain in school. At time s, some mino rs may feel that the law con flicts with their best inte rest or their life circumstances; ther efor e, they have the rig ht to request an exemption from the law. If a minor is attending the K-12 pu blic school, a waiver may be obtained and granted by the local school district. All other mino rs may request an applic ation by contacting the Child L abor Complianc e. Waiver applications are revie wed and granted on a case by case basi s. To qualif y, applicants must demonstr ate th at ce rtain requirements of Florida law need to be waived. Empl oyers must keep a copy of partial waivers of empl oyed minor s. PE NALTIE S Florida: Empl oyment of minors in violation of Florida Child Labor laws may result in fines up to $2,500 per offense and/or be guilty of a second degree misdemeano r. FLSA: Maximum fines up to $11,000 per minor / per violation. WORKERS’ COMPENSATION If an is in of any of the laws of an be to up to the law. POSTING REQUIREMENTS Florida: All emplo yers of mino rs must post in a conspicuous place on the prope rty or place of employment, whe re it may be easi ly read, a poster notifying mino rs of the Child Labor laws. For information on Florida laws contact: Florida Depa rtment of Business and Professional Regul ation • Child Labor Program 2601 Blair Stone Road • Tallahassee, FL 32399 -2212 • Telephone 850.488.3131; Toll -Free 1.800.226.2536 • ww w.myfloridalicense.com For information on Federal laws contact: U.S. Depa rtment of Labo r, Wage & Hour Division, listed in the telephone directo ry under U.S. Government; ww w.dol. gov/el aws/ flsa.htm. Florida Depa rtment of Business and Professional Regulation and the United States Depa rtment of La "Working Together for Florida's kf 2016 May 16 C HIL D L ABO R L AW S The State of Florida and the Federal Fair Labor Standa rds Act (FLSA) Protecting the Health, Education and Welfare of Mino rs in the Workplace. This cha rt summarizes the child labor laws of the State of Florida and the Fede ral Fair Labor Standa rds Act (FSLA). The stricter provisions must be obse rved and are denoted by bold letterin g. The Federal law in italic s.
Other Florida Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional ten optional and mandatory Florida labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/reg/childlabor/documents/childlaborposter0716.pdf , updated January 2023
- Florida Labor Law Posters at http://www.floridajobs.org/business-growth-and-partnerships/for-employers/display-posters-and-required-notices
- Florida Department Of Economic Opportunity
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