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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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Minor Fact Sheet	 	
                                 	
                                                                                                   	 	
 
 	
 	 	
 	
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 th	e 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 7:00am and	 7:00pm.	 	
 *May work until 9:00pm from 	June 1	 until	 Labor Day.	 	
 The hou	rs 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	 	
Exceptions:	 	Exceptions to hours and occupations may be 	granted by the 	Commissioner of Labor and Industry. Applications for exceptions should be addressed to the Commissioner giving 	specific	 details.	 	
Non	-Employment Activities	 	
Activities not considered employment if performed outside of the 
prescribed school da	y 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 instr	uctor 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	 	
Restrictions under the child labor provisions of the Federal Fair Labor 
Standards  Act  may  be  greater  than  State  Standards.  In  all  cases,  the 
higher  or  more  restrictive  standard  prevails.  Information  on  Federal 
Standards  is  available  from  the 	Baltimore  office	 of  the  U.S. 	
Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division	 (410) 962	-6211	. 	
FOR MORE INFORMATION 	CONTACT	: 	
Maryland 	Department of Labor	  	
Division	 of Industry	 - Employment Standards Service	 	
1100 North Eutaw Street, Room 607 	• Baltimore, MD 21201	 	
Telephone Number: (410) 767	-2357 • Fax Number: (410) 333	-7303 • E	-mail: 	dldliemploymentstandards	[email protected]	 	
(Labor and Employment Article, Section 3 	-206, 	
Annotated Code of Maryland)

Minor Fact Sheet	 	
                                 	
                                                                                                   	 	
 	
 	
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 forbid	den to be 	
employed at these occupations wi	th 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 a	ll 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 occupat	ions 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. 	11/2020 	
 	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 injur	ious 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 or about plant	s or establishments	 	
manufacturing or storing explosives or articles 	 containing 	
explosive	 components.	 	
 	Occupations of motor	-vehicle driver and outside	 helper.	 	
 	Coal	-mine	 occupatio	ns.	 	
 	Logging occupations and occupations in the operation of 
any sawmill, lath	e 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.	 	
(Labor and Employment Article, Section 3 	-206, 	
Annotated Code of Maryland)	 	
 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 operation 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	.

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