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  • Employment for Minors- LA Workforce Commission

    Louisiana Workforce Commission information for employment for minors. This includes the mandatory form for minors ages 14-17 to complete and provide to their employer before a minor can begin work. Read More

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    Louisiana Workforce Commission
  • Federal Law Information for Minor Employment

    Federal information for minor age (14-15) workers. Briefly explains federal law (FLSA) on a minor's work hours. Read More

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    U.S. Department of Labor
  • Wage and Hour Laws

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has developed the “Know Your Rights” video series in English and Spanish to provide workers with useful basic information in different scenarios that workers encounter in the workplace. The videos provide valuable basic information to correct common misinformation, such as what the federal minimum wage is; when overtime pay is due; when an employer has to pay an employee; whether off the clock work is compensable or not; who is an employee and who is an independent contractor; what rights young workers have; whether seasonal workers are subject to wage and hour laws or not; and how and what is needed to file a complaint with WHD. Content Detail

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    United States Department of Labor
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    Spanish / Español
  • Living in the United States: A Guide for Immigrant Youth

    Information about many issues immigrant youth face when living in the United States. Topics include citizenship, Social Security numbers, taxes, public benefits, going to college, and more. English/Spanish/Korean available. Content Detail

    By:
    Immigrant Legal Resource Center
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
    Korean / 한국어
  • Expungement App- Justice and Accountability Center of LA (JAC)

    JAC has created several guides and checklists to assist individuals navigating the expungement system without an attorney. These resources are informational and are not legal advice. Always consult with an attorney about your particular situation. The expungement app will help you determine whether or not you can get your criminal record expunged under Louisiana Law. Although this app does not provide legal advice, it can help you assess your potential eligibility for expungement and help you prepare for a meeting with an attorney. There is no charge to check your eligibility. The app can also generate pre-filled forms to file for an expungement in court. It costs $20 to download the forms. Read More

    By:
    Justice and Accountability Center of Louisiana
  • Wages and Hours Worked: Child Labor Protections

    This resource describes the Federal laws that are designed to protect the educational opportunities of minors and to prohibit their employment in jobs that are harmful to their health and well‑being. Content Detail

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    US Department of Labor