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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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SPECIAL PERMITS	 	
Special permits may be issued to minors of any age to be employed as a model, performer, or entertainer.  The applications an	d 	
permits are available only from the Baltimore	 office of the Division of Labor and Industry.	 	
FEDERAL RESTRICTIONS	 	
Restrictions under the child labor provisions of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act may be greater than State Standards.  I	n all 	
cases, the higher or  more restrictive standard prevails. 	 Information on Federal  Standards is available  from the Baltimore office 	
(410) 962	-6211 and the Hyattsville office (301) 436	-6767 of the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division.	 	
  	
PERMISSIBLE HOURS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR 	 	
ALL MINORS	 	
May not be employed or permitted to work more than 5 	
hours continuously without a non	-working period of at 	
least ½ hour.	 	
  	
MINORS 14 	– 15	 	
4 hours on a	ny day when school is in session.	 	
8 hours on any day when school is not in session.	 	
23 hours in any week when school is in session for 5 days.	 	
40 hours in any week when school is not in session.	 	
May only work between the hours of 7:00 am and 8:00 pm	 	
May wo	rk until 9:00 pm from Memorial Day 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. 	 	
  
MI	NORS 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 8 consecutive hours of non	-work, 	
non	-school time in each 24	-hour period	 	
  
EXEMPTIONS	 	
Exceptions to hours and occupations may be g	ranted by 	
the Commissioner of Labor and Industry.  
Applications for exceptions should be addressed to 
the Commissioner giving explicit details.	 	
  	
A minor under the age of 14 may not be employed or 
permitted to work.	 	
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.	 	
  	
APPYING FOR A WORK PERMIT	 	
Applications for work permits are accepted online at: 	 	
https://www.dllr.state.md.us	/childworkpermit	 	
Steps:	 	
 Minor completes required information online	 	
 Minor prints work permit	 	
 TO BE VALID:	 The Minor, the Minor’s Parent 	
(Guardian), and the Employer must sign the permit	 	
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 b	usiness 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 
ins	tructor 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 firefi	ghting or rescue and who are 16 years of age 	
or older.

 Occupations in excavation operations.	 	
  
 	
OCCUPATIONS FORBIDDEN TO ALL MINORS	 	
Certain o	ccupations 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 except	ions.	 	
  
  
  
 Occupations in or about plant or establishments containing 
explosive components.	  	 	 	 	
 Occupations of motor	-vehicle driver and outside helper.                                                                                           	      	 	
 Coal	-Mine oc	cupations.                                                                                	 	
 Logging occupations and occupations in the operation of 
any sawmill, lath mill, shingle mill, or cooperage	-stock mill.	 	
 Occupations involved in the operation of p	ower	-driven 	
woodworking machines.	 	 	 	 	
 Occupations involving exposure to radioactive substances	 	
and to ionizing radiations.	 	 	 	 	
 Occupations involved in the operation of elevators and 
other pow	er-driven hoisting apparatus.	 	 	 	
 Occupations involved in the o	peration of power	-driven 	
metal forming, punching, and shearing machines.	 	
 Occupations in connection with mining, other than 
manufacturing or storing explosives or articles coal.	 	
 Occupations involving slaughtering, meat	-packing or 	
processing, or renderin	g. 	
 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 operation of circular saws, 
band saws, and guillotine shears.	 	
 Occupations involved in wrecking, demolition, and ship	-	
breaking operations.	 	
  Occupations involved in roofing operations.	 	
 	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 follo	wing occupations are forbidden to all minors:	 	
  Occupations in, about, or in connection with:	 	
 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.	 	
 The manufacturing of dangerous or toxic chemicals or 
compounds.	 	
 Cleaning, oiling or wiping of machinery.	 	
 Any occupation forbidden by any loc	al, state or federal law.	 	
 Any occupation which after investigation by the 
Commissioner is deemed injurious to the health and welfare 
of the minor.	 	
 	
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):	 	
  
  	
Rev. 7/14	 	
 scaffolding	 	
 acids	 	
 construction	 	
 dyes	 	
 brickyard	 	
 gases	 	
 lumberyard	 	
 lye	 	
 airports	 	
 railroads	 	
 occupations causing 
dust or gases in 
injurious quantities	 	
 boats engaged in 
navigation or 
commerce	 	
 any occupation 
deemed injurious by 
the Commissioner 
after investigation.

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