As school ends for summer break, our youngest workers look to earn money at summer jobs in a variety of municipal capacities. Employers must take into consideration federal labor laws designed to ensure that the experience is rewarding and safe.
Employers, parents, youth, and school officials are encouraged to use the many tools offered by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), including these resources:
For more information, visit the U.S. DOL's Wage and Hour Division website.
If you have questions or need clarification to avoid violations and costly penalties, contact:
Community Outreach and Resource Planning Specialist
Northern New England District Office
U.S. Department of Labor – WHD
1155 Elm Street, Suite 501, Manchester, NH 03101
603-606-3116 (phone & fax)