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The minimal age to get a job

Postby Hatori » Tue 03.11.2008 5:01 pm

Hello! Anyway, in America you generally have to be 16 or 17 to start working for a job at McDonalds. I know there are some places you can get a job when you are younger, but that's the usual age you can get a job in Jewel/Albertson's, fast food chains, etc.

I was wondering what is the general age a person can get a job as a teenager and what would be the typical job!

Thanks for reading! :D
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Re: The minimal age to get a job

Postby chikara » Tue 03.11.2008 8:52 pm

Labor Standards Laws
(Minimum Age)
Article 56. An employer shall not employ children
until the first 31st of March following their having fully
reached the age of 15 years.
2. Notwithstanding the provisions of the preceding
paragraph, outside of school hours, children above 13 full
years of age maybe employed in occupations in enterprises
other than those listed in items 1 through 5 of Annexed
Table No. 1, and which involve light labor that is not
harmful to the health and welfare of the children, with the
permission of the administrative office. The same shall
apply to children under 13 full years of age employed in
motion picture production and theatrical performance
enterprises.
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