HR Reference Guide
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS
As of July 1, 2021, some State employees are covered under Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA), see the Division of Human Resource Management, Labor Relations Unit page for more information. If you are in a job classification currently covered under a CBA, some of the terms and benefits of your employment may be different than the provisions outlined on this page. Please consult your CBA or agency's human resource for further information.
Federal law regulates the minimum age (14), type of occupation, type of documentation required and maximum number of hours of employment for minors.
An agency may have a specific policy relating to the employment of minors.
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MINIMUM AGE STANDARDS
For nonagricultural occupations:
- 14 - Minimum age in specified occupations outside of school hours and limited in amount of time each day and week.
- 16 - Unlimited number of hours in any occupation not declared hazardous by the U.S. Secretary of Labor.
- 18 - Minimum age in occupations declared hazardous by the U.S. Secretary of Labor.