Job Resources for Teens

Category : My First Job

Finding a job can be hard, but knowing the laws behind working can be even harder. is here to help.

While every state has slightly similar regulations, the following are some links from the federal department of labor that provide a good overview.

Check them out for more information, and remember you don’t have to stay in a job that makes you feel uncomfortable or work for a boss that makes you feel uneasy.

The following laws are meant to protect you. Make sure you know your rights.

  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): General overview and help Navigating DOL Laws and Regulations
  • Youth in the Workplace: More specific information regarding child labor regulations and helpful shortcuts.
  • YouthRules! This department of Labor’s initiative seeks to promote positive and safe work experiences for young workers.

More specific subtopics for further investigation:

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