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Chapter 296-125 WAC

Last Update: 7/19/99

NONAGRICULTURAL EMPLOYMENT OF MINORS

WAC Sections

Applicability.
Definitions.
Minimum age for employment.
MASTER BUSINESS LICENSE/MINOR WORK PERMIT ENDORSEMENT
If I plan to employ minors in my business, what general requirements do I have to satisfy?
Do I need minor work permit endorsements for my business?
What if I employ minors at several different workplaces?
Are there working condition restrictions which may be placed on my minor work permit endorsements?
Do my minor work permit endorsements expire?
Can I renew my minor work permit endorsements?
How long must my minor work permit endorsements stay in force?
Do I need to post my minor work permit endorsements?
Can the department of labor and industries refuse to issue or renew, revoke, suspend or modify my minor work permit endorsements?
Can I appeal the department's refusal to issue or renew, or to revoke, suspend or modify my minor work permit endorsements?
House-to-house sales.
PARENT/SCHOOL AUTHORIZATION FORMS
If I employ minors, do I need authorization from the parent or school?
Where can I obtain a parent/school authorization form?
Do parent/school authorization forms expire?
What information must a minor provide on the parent/school authorization form?
What information must an employer provide on the parent/school authorization form?
What information must a parent or legal guardian provide on the parent/school authorization form?
What information must a school provide on the parent/school authorization form?
What if a minor is no longer attending school?
Can a parent, legal guardian or school revoke the work authorization previously given on the parent/school authorization form?
Hours of work for minors.
RECORDKEEPING
When I employ minors, what recordkeeping requirements must I satisfy?
What is the department's enforcement authority?
MEAL AND REST BREAKS FOR MINORS
What regulations apply to meal and rest breaks for my fourteen-year-old and fifteen-year-old minors?
What regulations apply to meal and rest breaks for my sixteen-year-old and seventeen-year-old employees?
Prohibited and hazardous employment—All minors.
Prohibited and hazardous employment—Special restrictions for minors under the age of 16.
Minimum wages—Minors.
VARIANCES
What is a variance?
How do I obtain a variance?
What does "good cause" mean?
Are there special requirements that I must satisfy if I request a variance to employ minors under the age of sixteen in house-to-house sales?
What criteria will be used to evaluate my variance request?
Do my variances expire?
Can my variances be renewed?
Can the department of labor and industries revoke, suspend, or modify my variances?
Can I appeal the department's action to revoke, suspend or modify my variances?
SPECIAL VARIANCES
What is a special variance?
What criteria will be followed in evaluating my special variance request?
How can a school district or individual private school qualify for participation in the special variance process?
Where can a school district or individual private school obtain a copy of the special variance process enrollment form?
In addition to completing the enrollment form, what other requirements must be satisfied before a school district or private school can participate in the special variance program?
What is the employer's responsibility in providing information to the minor, the minor's parent or legal guardian, and school officials?
What other information about special variance requests is important?
What are the consequences of submitting an incomplete special variance request form?
Can a school district or private school appeal the department's decision to revoke its participation in the special variance program?
What are the criteria used by a school to evaluate special variance requests?
Do special variances expire?
Can the department of labor and industries revoke, suspend, or modify a special variance?
Can the parties to a special variance revoke it?
Can the department's action to refuse to issue or renew, revoke, suspend or modify a special variance be appealed?