The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry recently revised portions of the Child Labor Law. Please carefully review the information below about the new requirements for Work Permit Applications. Each school district is responsible for issuing work permits to all minors who reside in the District including those who attend non-public schools, cyber charter schools, or are participating in a home education program.
Can I still obtain working papers for employment? Yes, there is a process in place for parents/students who need to secure working papers.
Please allow up to 2 weeks for this process. Only one blue work permit is to be issued – please keep it in a safe place and do not give to the employer.
Under the new Child Labor Law, there will only be one work permit rather than three. The new work permit will apply to all minors age 14 through 17 and can be used for more than one employer.