Labor laws and work permit requirements are directed at employers. Employers are responsible for ensuring that they comply with state and federal labor laws. This analysis is a guide for homeschoolers seeking employment and should not be used as a guide for employers.

As of 2023, child labor work permits (other than entertainment work permits) are no longer required under Act 195.

However, all state and federal laws regarding work activities and hours remain in effect and will be enforced. Enhanced civil and criminal penalties for child labor law violations were provided by Act 687.

Common Questions

1. Does my child need a work permit?