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Employers' Checklist for Employment of Minors
  • Statement of Age/Working Papers (obtained by minors from most local public high schools with the employer's written promise of employment and the minor's proof of age)
  • Time & Hour Restrictions
  • Is it a Permitted Occupation for minor's age?
  • Is it a Permitted Industry for minor's age?
  • Do you provide at least a 30 minute meal period if the minor works seven and one-half (7 1/2) hours or more?
  • Do you pay wages at least equal to the state and federal minimum wage rates?
  • Do you maintain payroll records (3 years) and personnel files (1 year following separation)?
  • Do you provide employees with a "hiring agreement" stating the employees' hours of employment, rate of pay, wage payment schedule and vacation, sick, and health & welfare benefit information?
Checklist for the Employment of Minors in the State of Connecticut | return to FAQs For Employers

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