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To upgrade Internet Explorer to Microsoft Edge, visit their website. Are you a parent or guardian seeking a work permit? Take your credit card and see the instructions for applying for it online. This page was formerly called ERD-17231-P As educators, community members, and employers who work with children, we have a responsibility to provide all young people with the education and experiences that will prepare them to be ready for college and career. Fortunately, for some, that includes opportunities to apply learning on the job or in the classroom in other settings.
Our main concern, whether children learn in school or outside of school, is that our children are safe. Laws on child employment have been developed over time to ensure that young people are not exploited in work environments and that they are given specific protections. The purpose of child employment legislation is to protect the life, health, safety and welfare of children. The purpose of modern child employment laws is to prevent through regulation, rather than to grant damages or sanctions after an injury or violation occurs.
By regulating the employment of minors, emphasizing preventive rather than punitive measures, we are making great progress in meeting this objective. A child's age depends on the type of work they can legally do. Experience has shown that it is not safe to employ minors based on their own statements about their age, or even on the statements of their parents. Therefore, DWD requires certain legal proof of age before issuing permits.
World experience has shown that this burden is necessary to ensure the safety of children. Interestingly, nearly every state has work permit requirements for the employment of minors. Both the Department of Labor and Wisconsin establish child employment laws with respect to working hours, types of jobs, and working conditions. Within any state law, there may be some provisions that are more or less restrictive than the provisions of federal law.
The following definitions will be useful to you when examining legal practices regarding the employment of children. Check the DWD child employment website for the current hours and hours of the day when children under 16 can work in Wisconsin. A work permit for minors does not allow a minor to be employed in prohibited work and does not protect the employer if it allows the child to perform any work that is prohibited by law or restricted by an order. The Permit Officer's Manual lists prohibited or restricted types of employment.
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