Q: Do Minor work permits change because of online schooling? Can we work more than 4 hours on a week day?
Since schools have been moved to online and we are not physically going to school, can a 17 year old work more than 4 hours on a Monday? My boss doesn't know for sure but my school did provide a new work permit providing new hours, but my boss would like to make sure its legal before he takes action.
There have been no changes to the laws related to minors working that have come about as a result of the Covid situation. Therefore, the same limitation on the number of hours a minor can work apply now as before.
Your boss needs to get specific, confidential advice from his attorney, not from you.
Good luck to you.
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