Rhode Island Child Labor Laws Poster
The Rhode Island Child Labor Laws is a labor law posters poster by the Rhode Island Department Of Labor and Training. This poster is mandatory for some employers, including employers of minors.
This poster describes the restrictions in hours and jobs that minors can work and where to get permits so minors can work.
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Rhode Island Child Labor Laws Both Rhode Island and Federal laws regulate the employment of minors. These laws were written to protect younger workers from long hours and hazardous jobs. By following the laws, younger workers can earn safely and gain experience. You must be 14 years old to work legally in Rhode Island. Jobs in which youth CAN be employed: • Office and clerical work • Retail and sales • Advertising • Price marketing and tagging • Bagging and carrying out orders • Errand and delivery work • Cleanup work • Group maintenance • Kitchen work and wait staff ...and more. Jobs in which youth CANNOT be employed: • Manufacturing various products • Mining • Logging and sawmilling • Wrecking demolition and sihpbreaking • Jobs requiring operating power-driven machines • Roofing • Excavating ...and more. 14 or 15-year-olds: • Up to but not exceeding 40 hours per week/8 hours per day. • Not before 6:00 AM or after 7:00 PM. The curfew is 9:00 PM during school vacations. • Must have an 8-hour rest between the end of one shift and the start of the next shift. 16 or 17-year-olds: • Up to but not exeeding 48 hours per week/9 hours per day. • Not before 6:00 AM or after 11:30 PM on school days, or after 1:30 AM if no school the next day. There is no curfew for non-students. • Must have an 8-hour rest between the end of one shift and the start of the next shift. • You must have Special Limited Permit to Work form to be employed if you’re 14 or 15. • You may need a Certificate of Age form to be employed if you’re 16 or 17. • To get working papers, visit your local school department with proof of your age (Birth or Baptismal Certificate, Driver’s License, Passport, School Records). What jobs can youth work? What hours can youth work? What working papers are required? 1511 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920 TTY via RI Relay 711 | Equal Opportunity Employer Auxiliary aids and services available upon request | Rev. 5/12/20 RI Department of Labor and Training —