The following list of jobs serve students as a resource only. BPS does not screen or endorse individual postings. Please contact potential employers directly.
Employment Standards and Work Permits:
- Michigan Department of Education Child Labor Law /Youth Employment website: https://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-2629_59590---,00.html
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Talking Safety Site: https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/talkingsafety/teaching.html
- Work Place Safety Video: Teen Workers: Real Jobs, Real Risks (Mallory’s Story): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jy9YDD1LTiI&feature=youtu.be
Work permits MUST be completed in BLACK ink and returned to the Registrar (Ms. Henne). Permits will be completed by Registrar within 24 hours, unless I am away from the office, then it will be completed within 24 hours of my return.
Minimum Wage Law:
Current Youth minimum wage is: $8.20/hour
$3.67/hour for tipped employees.
(TIPS Must = difference in min wage between $3.67 and $8.20 or employer MUST top you up to $8.20/hour)
Jan 1, 2021
Youth minimum wage increases to: $8.39/hour
$3.75/hour for tipped employees
(Tip top up still applies up to $8.39/hour)
Please review the list of work activities that you cannot perform as a youth employee for your own personal safety and view the websites below for more Teen Worker Health and Safety Information.
If you have youth employment questions please see Ms. Henne.