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In Ohio, does a person(17 years old), who isn't in school, need a work permit?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Ohio requires that all minors who do not have a high school diploma or have not passed general educational development testing have a work permit on file with their employer. Certain requirements must be met before a minor can work or receive a work permit from the state of Ohio. These requirements protect the minor from unfair work practices and ensure that the minor can continue their education by putting work hour restrictions on the employers.

    Age Requirements

    # Any minor 16 or 17 years of age must have a permit to work during the school year. The work permit for 16- or 17-year-old minors is not required during the months when school is not in session, as long as the employer maintains a proof of age and signed authorization from the parents. Minors 14 or 15 years of age must have a work permit issued throughout the entire year, including when school is not is session. A new work permit must be issued each time a minor changes employers ~~

    Read more: Ohio Work Permit Requirements |

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