• Allowable Hours of Work for Students

     

     
     

     

     

     

    Under 14 years old

    In most cases, you need a superior court’s permission for minors under 14 to work. Minors under 14 who are allowed to work must follow the 14-15 year old requirements below.

    14-15 years old

    Below are hours of work not to be exceeded.

    Schedule

    Hours / day

    Hours / week

    Days / week

    Start – End time

    * 8 hours Sat.–Sun.
    ** 9 p.m. June 1 to Labor Day

    School week

    3 hours *

    16 hours

    6 days

    7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

    Non-school week

    8 hours

    40 hours

    6 days

    7 a.m. – 7 p.m. **

     

    16-17 years old

    Below are hours of work not to be exceeded.

    Schedule

    Hours / day

    Hours / week

    Days / week

    Start – End time

    * 8 hours Fri.–Sun.
    ** Midnight Fri.–Sat. or the day before a school holiday
    *** Midnight Fri.–Sat.

    School week

    4 hours *

    20 hours

    6 days

    7 a.m. – 10 p.m. **

    Non-school week

    8 hours

    48 hours

    6 days

    5 a.m. – Midnight

    ++ School week with
    special variance

    6 hours *

    28 hours

    6 days

    7 a.m. – 10 p.m. ***

     

    ++ Special Variance- Must be a CHS senior in high academic standing with approval by administrator.  Special circumstances will be considered.