Akron, OH asked in Employment Law and Small Claims for Ohio

Q: in the store I work at in ohio theft is rising. Is it legal to decide to use 17 year old stock workers as "security"?

Our store managers decided to use an extra stock worker to act as security and 2 of them were 17 year olds. I need to know if this is illegal.

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Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: https://www.com.ohio.gov/documents/laws_MLLPoster.pdf#:~:text=%22minor%22%20means%20any%20person%20less%20than%2018%20years,compensation%20he%2Fshe%20shall%20receive%20for%20each%20day%2C%20week%2C

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