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STATE OF OHIO. MINOR LABOR LAWS. www.com.ohio.gov OHIO REVISED CODE CHAPTER 4109* "MINOR" MEANS ANY PERSON LESS THAN 18 YEARS OF AGE WORKING PERMITS: Every minor 14 through 17 years of age must have a working permit unless otherwise stated in Chapter 4109.


Ohio child labor laws regulate the employment of youth in the state of Ohio. These laws dictate the ages and the times as well as the types of work they may perform. Generally, speaking children 13 years old or younger may not work in Ohio, except in some limited situations.


Entertainment Industry Child Labor Laws in Ohio; Agricultural Child Labor Laws in Ohio; On a Federal level, child labor is regulated under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Minors and students may additionally be subject to special labor law regulations regarding minimum wage, meal and break periods while working, and more.


Child labor laws in Ohio require a work permit for those between the ages of 14 and 18, and the law limits the time of day as well as the total number of hours minors may work, according to the Ohio Department of Commerce.


The Ohio Child Labor Laws are administered by the Ohio Department of Commerce and restrict those under the age of 14 from working. There are some exceptions, including work in babysitting or housesitting jobs, work for businesses owned by parents or guardians, newspaper routes for delivery purposes only, performance in radio, television, motion picture, or theater.


Overtime. Ohio labor laws require an employer to pay overtime to employees, unless otherwise exempt, at the rate of 1½ times the employee’s regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours in a workweek.


The Department of Labor is the sole federal agency that monitors child labor and enforces child labor laws. The most sweeping federal law that restricts the employment and abuse of child workers is the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Child labor provisions under FLSA are designed to protect the educational opportunities of youth and prohibit their employment in jobs that are detrimental to ...


Ultimately, Ohio's minor employment laws are not overly burdensome so long as employers are aware that the laws exist and learn about their responsibilities. The Ohio Minor Labor Law considers any person under the age of 18 who has not graduated from high school to be a minor. Employers must display a list of each minor employee and must ensure ...


(C) Any employee apparently under eighteen years of age, working in any occupation or establishment with respect to which there are restrictions by rule or law governing the employment of minors, with respect to whom the employer has not furnished satisfactory evidence that the person is at or above the age required for performance of ...


In seasonal employment involving perishable products where paid by piece- work, minors 14 or older may work up to 12 hours in a 24-hour period and up to 30 hours in a 72-hour period (not more than 8 hours a day for more than 10 days in any 30-day period). ---Connecticut (separate agriculture child labor law) 16. 14