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Can 13 year old have a job?

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Wiki User
09/29/2008

What Jobs Can Youth Do?

When You Are 13 Or Younger . . .

You can deliver newspapers.

You can work as a baby-sitter.

You can work as an actor or performer in motion pictures, television, theater or radio.

You can work in a business solely owned or operated by your parents.

You can work on a farm owned or operated by your parents.

However, parents are prohibited from employing their children in manufacturing, mining, or any other occupation declared hazardous by the Secretary of Labor.

When You Turn 14 . . .

You also can work in an:

* office, * grocery store, * retail store, * restaurant, * movie theater, * baseball park, * amusement park, or * gasoline service station. You generally may not work in:

* communications or public utilities jobs, * construction or repair jobs, * driving a motor vehicle or helping a driver, * manufacturing and mining occupations, * power-driven machinery or hoisting apparatus other than typical office machines, * processing occupations, * public messenger jobs, * transporting of persons or property, * workrooms where products are manufactured, mined or processed, or * warehousing and storage.

here are ideas: 1. Lemonade Stand (If its cold, hot cocoa stand) 2. jr. Tutoring 3. Making things and selling them 4. Doing chores for the community