Youth Employment

The U.S. Department of Labor estimates 44% of teenagers, 16-17 years old, work at some time during the year.  This page provides links to Wisconsin and national information on youth employment.  These links provide valuable information to youth, parents and employers on child labor laws, safety, and career development.

Wisconsin Resources

Wisconsin Child Labor Laws   Find information on Wisconsin work permits, hours of work, minimum wage requirements, prohibited occupations. and other related topics.

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development publications on resumes and employment.

Wisconsin Regional Career Centers  There are 10 regional Career Centers with a focus on helping youth with career decisions.

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