DOL Kids' Pages
The Department of Labor has created special Web pages for young
people that provide information on a range of topics.
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Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) Resources for Youth
ODEP's focus on youth policy is aimed at improving transition outcomes of youth and young adults with disabilities toward successful employment and adulthood.
A gateway providing quick access to information about federal and
state labor laws that apply to young workers. The web page includes information
designed to educate teens, parents, educators, and employers about the hours
youth can work, the jobs youth can do, and how to prevent workplace injuries.
The Mine Safety
& Health Administrations (MSHA) Kids Page
aim of MSHA in hopes that kids might explore and learn more about mining.
Written for elementary school age children, warning them of
the dangers of playing near mine areas.
Abandoned Mines and Other
Places to Stay Away From
Warns kids about the dangers of surface
mines, underground mines, and other unauthorized areas.
Career Information for
Kids from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
Gives information about
different careers and their educational requirements. Written for a youth
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information about the fastest growing industries and occupations with details
of skills and education required and job openings by area. Includes wage,
licensing requirements and growth rates for jobs in demand.
Provides links to federal government kids' sites along with
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