Employing Youth Under 16 Years of Age

Did you know that the PEI Youth Employment Act states that:

Employers cannot employ a person under 16 in any job that is likely to be harmful to their health or safety, or moral or physical development.  

Employer must not hire a person under the age of 16 in construction.

Restricted hours of work for a young person:

The restrictions on hours may be waived where:

Employer that employs young person must:

The rules regarding youth employment do not apply to the following:

Source: Youth Employment Act (PEI)

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