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Maryland Free Printable Labor Law Posters Posters Maryland Employment of Minors Poster

 Employment of Minors PDF

The Employment of Minors is a labor law posters poster by the Maryland Department Of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. This poster is mandatory for some employers, including employers of minors.

This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place where all minor employees will see it. It describes the restrictions that minors have for working, how, and where to apply for a work permit for a minor. This notice also lists areas of employment that are prohibited for all minors to work at and areas of employment that minors of a certain age cannot work yet.


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Minor	 Fact	 Sheet	 	
(Labor and  Employment  Article,  Section  3 -	206, 	
Annotated Code of Maryland)  
 	
 	
 	 	
 	
APPLYING
 FOR  A WORK  PERMIT  	
Applications  for work  permits  are accepted  online  at: 
www.dllr.state.md.us/childworkpermit.  Steps: 
• Minor  or  Parent/Guardian  completes  required 
information online and prints work permit  
• TO BE VALID: The Minor, the Minor’s 
Parent/  Guardian,  and  the  Employer  must  sign 
the  permit  NOTE
 TO  EMPLOYERS  	
• A minor  under  the age  of  14  is  not  permitted  to  work  and 
may not be employed.  
• Minors 14  through  17  years  of  age  may  only  work  with  a 
work permit.  
• The work  permit  must be  in  the  employer’s  possession 
before the minor is permitted to work.  
• Employers must  keep  the  work  permit on  file  for  three 
years.  	
Permissible  Hours  of  Employment  
All Minors:  
May  not  be  employed  or  permitted  to work  more than  five hours 
continuously without a non -working period of at least ½ hour.  
Minors  14—15: 
• *Non- school  hours;  
• *3 hours  on  any  day  when  school  is  in  session;  
• 8 hours  on  any  day  when  school  is  not  in  session  
• *18 hours  in  a  school  week;  
• 40 hours  in  any  week  when  school  is  not  in  session;  
• *May only work  between  the hours  of  7:00 am  and  7:00 pm . 
• *May work  until 9:00 pm  from  June 1  until Labor  Day.  
• The hours  worked  by a  minor  enrolled  in  a  bona  fide  work-
study  or student -learner program when school is normally in 
session may  not be counted towards the permissible hours  
of work prescribed above.  
*This is based  upon  a more  restrictive Federal law.  
Minors  16—17: 
May  spend  no  more  than  12 hours  in  a  combination  of  school  
hours and work hours each day.  
Must  be  allowed  at  least  eight  consecutive  hours of  non-work,  
non-school  time in each 24 -hour  period.  
 	
Non-Employment  Activities  
Activities not  considered  employment  if  performed  outside  of  the 
prescribed school day and the activity does not involve mining, 
manufacturing,  or hazardous occupations. The activities include:  
• Farm work  performed  on  a farm.  
• Domestic work  performed in  or  about  a home.  
• Work performed  in  a  business  owned  or  operated  by a  parent  or 
one standing in the place of a parent.  
• Work performed  by  non-paid  volunteers,  in  a  charitable  or  non-
profit  organization, employed with the written consent of a 
parent or one standing in the place of a parent.  
• Caddying on  a golf  course.  
• Employment  as  an  instructor  on an  instructional  sailboat.  
• Manufacturing  of  evergreen  wreaths in  or  about  a home.  
• Delivery  of  newspapers  to  the  consumer.  
• Work performed  as  a  counselor,  assistant  counselor,  or  instructor 
in a youth camp certified under the Maryland Youth Camp  Act.  
• Hazardous  work performed  by  non-paid  volunteers  of a  volunteer 
fire department or company or volunteer rescue squad who have 
completed  or are  taking  a course  of  study  relating  to  firefighting or 
rescue and who are 16 years of age or older.  	
Special Permits 
Special permits may be issued to minors of any age to be 
employed  as  a  model,  performer,  or  entertainer.  The 	
applications 	
and permits are available only from the Baltimore office of the 
Division of Labor and Industry (address below) or online at: 
www.labor.maryland.gov/labor/wages/empm.shtml  	
Federal Restrictions  
Employers are  generally  subject  to  both  state  child  labor  laws  and  the 
federal  child  labor  provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act 
(FLSA), 29 U.S.C. 212(c), and the FLSA  regulations at 29 CFR Part 
570. Certain provisions of Maryland state law may be less  restrictive 
than federal law, and employers covered by the FLSA that only 
follow a less  restrictive provision of Maryland state law will be in 
violation of federal law. See 29  U.S.C.  218(a). For  more  information  
on  federal  child  labor  law,  please  visit  the  U.S.  	
Department of Labor's 	
Wage and Hour Division Website at 	www.d ol.gov/whd.	 	
FOR MORE  INFORMATION  	CONTACT	: 	
Maryland Department  of  Labor  
Division  of  Industry  - Employment  Standards  Service  
10946  Golden West  Drive,  Suite  160 • Hunt  Valley,  MD  21031  
Telephone  Number: (410)  767-2357 •  Fax Number:  (410)  333-7303 • E- mail: dldliemploymentstandards [email protected]

Minor	 Fact	 Sheet	 	
(Labor and  Employment  Article,  Section  3 -	206, 	
Annotated Code of Maryland)  
 	
 	 
OCCUPATIONS FORBIDDEN TO ALL MINORS:  Certain occupations are declared to be hazardous by the U.S. Secretary of Labor 
and  have  been adopted  by reference  by the  Commissioner  of  Labor  and  Industry  for  the  State  of  Maryland.  All  minors  are  forbidden  to  be 
employed at these occupations with certain exceptions including but not limited to Youth Apprenticeship.  
In  addition  to  the  hazardous  occupations  as  declared  by  the  U.S.  Secretary  of  Labor  and  adopted  by  the  Commissioner  of  Labor and  Industry, 
the following occupations are forbidden to all minors:  
 	A minor  may  not  be  employed  to  transfer  monetary  funds  in  any  amount  between 8  p.m. and  8 a.m.  or  in  any  amount  over  $100.00 between 
8 a.m. and 8 p.m. unless that minor is the child of the owner or operator,  or the funds have been received in payment of goods or services 
delivered by the minor.  
AREAS  OF  EMPLOYMENT RESTRICTED  FOR  MINORS 14 AND  15 YEARS  OF  AGE  
(1)   Manufacturing,  mechanical , or  processing  occupations  including  occupations  in  workrooms,  workplaces,  or  storage  areas  where 
goods are manufactured or processed.  
(2)   Operation,  cleaning , or  adjusting  of  any  power -driven  machinery  other  than  office  machines.  
(3)   Occupations  in,  about,  or  in  connection  with  (except  office  or  sales  work  not performed  on  site):  	
• scaffolding  	
• acids 	
• construction  	
• dyes 	
• railroads  	
• hoisting 
apparatus  	
• 	brickyard 	
• 	gases 	
• 	lumberyard  	
• 	lye 	
• 	airports  	
• 	public messaging  service  	
• 	occupations  causing  dust  or  gases  in 
injurious quantities  	
• 	boats engaged  in  navigation  or  com - 
merce  	
• 	certain  poultry  activities  	
• 	certain baking  and  cooking  	
 
• 	any occupation deemed 
injurious  by  the  Commis - 
sioner  after  investigation.  	
• 	transportation  of  persons  
or property  	
 
 
 	
Rev. 8/23  	
The  manufacturing  of  dangerous  or  toxic  chemicals  or 
compounds.  
Cleaning, oiling,  or  wiping  of  machinery.  
Any occupation  forbidden  by  any  local,  state,  or  federal  law.  
Any  occupation  which  after investigation  by  the  Commissioner 
is deemed injurious to the health and welfare of the minor.  	
Blast furnaces.  
Docks or  wharves,  other  than  marinas  where  pleasure  boats 
are sold or served.  
Pilots, firemen,  or  engineers  on  any  vessel  or  boat  engaged 
in  commerce.  
Railroads. 
Erection and  repair  of  electrical  wires.  
Any distillery  where alcoholic  beverages  are  manufactured, 
bottled,  wrapped,  or packed.  	
Occupations  in  connection  with  mining,  other  than  coal. 
Occupations  involving  slaughtering,  meat -packing  or processing, 
or rendering.  
Occupations involved  in  the  operation  of  certain  power -
driven  bakery machines.  
Occupations involved  in  the  operation  of  certain  power -driven 
paper products machines.  
Occupations involved  in  the  manufacture  of brick,  tile,  and 
kindred products.  
Occupations involved  in  the  operatio n of  circular  saws,  band  saws, 
and guillotine shears.  
Occupations involved  in  wrecking,  demolition,  and  shipbreaking 
operations.  
Occupations  involved  in  roofing  operations.  
Occupations  involved  in  excavation  operations.  	
Occupations in or about plants or establishments 
manufacturing  or  storing  explosives  or  articles  containing 
explosive  components.  
Occupations of  motor -vehicle  driver and  outside  helper.  
Coal-mine  occupations.  
Logging occupations  and  occupations  in  the  operation  of 
any sawmill, lathe mill, shingle mill, or cooperage -stock 
mill.  
Occupations  involved  in  the  operation  of  power -driven 
woodworking machines.  
Occupations involving  exposure  to  radioactive  substances 
and to ionizing radiations.  
Occupations involved  in  the  operation  of  elevators  and 
other power -driven hoisting apparatus.  
Occupations involved  in  the  operation  of  power -driven 
metal forming, punching, and shearing machines.

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