Hours and Days of Work Minors May Work in Wisconsin Poster
The Hours and Days of Work Minors May Work in Wisconsin is a labor law posters poster by the Wisconsin Department Of Workforce Development. This poster is mandatory for some employers, including employers of minors.
This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place by all employers that employ minors so that all minor employees can see it. This poster describes the restrictions on the hours of minors for Non-School Weeks and School Weeks as well as Non-School Days and School days. This poster also describes what minors need to acquire before they can work as well as the minimum they can be paid.
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ERD-9212- P (R. 06/2020) Hours and Times of Day Minors May Work in Wisconsin State and federal laws do not limit the hours that minors 16 years of age or over may work, except that they may not be employed or permitted to work during hours of required school attendance under Wis. Stat. § 118.15. State and federal laws also permit minors under 16 to work up to seven days per week in the delivery of newspapers and agriculture. In most other types of labor, minors under 16 may only work six days a week. Most employers must obtain work permits for minors under 16 before permitting them to work. For further information, see the Wisconsin Employment of Minors Guide (ERD -4758 -P). Maximum Hours of Work for 14 & 15 year -old minors After Labor Day through May 31 June 1 through Labor Day Daily Hours Non-School Days 8 hours 8 hours School Days 3 hours 3 hours Weekly Hours Non-School Weeks 40 hours 40 hours School Weeks 18 hours 18 hours Permitted Time of Day 7am-7pm 7am-9pm Employers subject to both federal and state laws must comply with the more stringent section of the two laws. State child labor laws prohibit work during times that minors are required to be in school, except for students participating in work experience and career exploration programs operated by the school. Minors under 16 years of age are limited to the maximum hours and time of day restrictions even though they may work for more than one employer during the same day or week. Minors under 14 years of age are allowed to work in certain occupations (e.g., street trades, agriculture, and work in school lunch programs. See the Wisconsin Employment of Minors Guide, ERD -4758-P, for more detail). These minors are subject to the same hourly and time of day restrictions as minors who are 14 or 15 years of age. Minors under 18 years of age may not work more than 6 consecutive hours without having a 30- minute, duty free meal period. Minors 16 & 17 years of age who are employed after 11:00 pm must have 8 hour s of rest between the end of one shift and the start of the next shift. Minimum Wage for minors is $7.25 per hour. Employers may pay an “Opportunity Wage” of $5.90 per hour for the first 90 days of employment. On the 91 st day, the wage must increase to $7.25 per hour. For further information about the federal child labor laws call (608) 441- 5221, or write to U.S. Department of Labor, Wage & Hour, 740 Regent St reet, Suite 102, Madison, WI 53715. For further information about the state child labor laws, call the Equal Rights Division in Madison (608) 266- 6860 or Milwaukee (414) 227- 4384. DEPARTMENT O F WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT - EQUAL RIGHTS DIVISION PO BO X 8928 MADISON WI 53708 Telephone: (608) 2 66-6860 Website: ht tps://dwd.wisconsin.gov/er/ DWD is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. If y ou hav e a disability and need ass istance with this information. Please contact the Equal Rights Division at (608) 266-6 861 to request information in an alternate format, including translated to another language.
Other Wisconsin Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional nineteen optional and mandatory Wisconsin 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 https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/dwd/publications/erd/pdf/erd-9212-p.pdf , updated June 2023
- Wisconsin Labor Law Posters at http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/dwd/posters.htm
- Wisconsin Department Of Workforce Development
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