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Beware Hiring Underage Employees in Dealership Service Stations


Federal child labor laws were passed to ensure that when young people work, the work they perform is safe and does not threaten their health, wellbeing, or educational opportunities. While these laws define 16 as the minimum age for employment, the Secretary of Labor established that, when a workplace is hazardous – like a dealership’s quick lube station – the employee must be at least 18. In an authored article for Auto Dealer Today, Gulfport attorney Jaklyn Wrigley shares a true story of an auto manager’s nightmare when the Department of Labor learned of an underage employee.

To read the full article, visit Auto Dealer Today.


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