Essential Workers - Essential Protections: Federal and State Labor Standards for Youth Employment in PA
WHEN AND WHERE ARE TEENS ALLOWED TO WORK?
Every year, millions of teens work in part-time or summer jobs. Early work experiences can be rewarding for young workers, providing great opportunities to learn important skills. However, the jobs that teens do should not jeopardize their health or well-being.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s YouthRules! initiative promotes positive and safe work experiences for young workers by educating parents, teens, employers, and educators about the types of jobs teens can hold and the number of hours they can work.
Representatives from the Wage and Hour Division’s Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Wilkes Barre District Offices will provide information and resources regarding federal youth employment regulations and representatives from the Pennsylvania Bureau of Labor Law Compliance will provide information regarding the Pennsylvania Child Labor Act.