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Act 90 of 1978
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Act 90 of 1978

AN ACT to provide for the legal employment and protection of minors; to provide for the issuance and revocation of work permits; to provide for the regulation of hours and conditions of employment of minors; to prescribe powers and duties of the departments of labor and education; to provide for the enforcement of this act; to prescribe penalties; and to repeal certain acts and parts of acts.

History: 1978, Act 90, Eff. June 1, 1978

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 409.101SectionShort title.
Section 409.102SectionDefinitions.
Section 409.103SectionEmployment of minor; prohibited occupations; minimum age; exceptions and limitations.
Section 409.104SectionEmployment of minor; copy of work permit or temporary permit required; issuance and filing of work permit; duration of temporary permit; oath; return of permit; exception to work permit requirement; evidence of age; exception in subsection (3) inapplicable to other provisions.
Section 409.105SectionWork permit; application; examination, approval, and filing of papers.
Section 409.106SectionWork permit; form; color; contents; rules.
Section 409.107SectionRevocation of permit; factors; record of refusal, suspension, or revocation; informing minor of appeal process.
Section 409.108SectionFailure or refusal to issue work permit; appeal; procedure.
Section 409.109SectionWork permit as evidence of age.
Section 409.110SectionMinor under 16 years; days and hours of employment.
Section 409.111SectionMinor 16 years or older; days and hours of employment; definitions.
Section 409.112SectionMeal and rest period.
Section 409.112aSectionEmployment of minor in occupation involving a cash transaction after sunset or 8 p.m. at fixed location; condition.
Section 409.113SectionPosting copy of MCL 409.110, 409.111, and 409.112; time record.
Section 409.114SectionEmployment of minor in performance by performing arts organization; approval.
Section 409.114aSectionPerforming in or being subject to child abusive commercial activity.
Section 409.115SectionEmployment of minor in establishment manufacturing, distributing, or selling alcoholic beverages.
Section 409.116SectionExemption; minor 16 years of age completing requirements for graduation or high school equivalency; minor 17 years of age passing general educational development test; duty of employer.
Section 409.117SectionExemption; emancipated minor; duty of employer.
Section 409.118SectionExemption; minor 14 years of age employed under agreement or contract between employer and governing body of school district, public school academy, or nonpublic school.
Section 409.119SectionExemptions generally; hours of work.
Section 409.120SectionRules; deviations.
Section 409.121SectionEnforcement and prosecution of act; right of entry and inspection.
Section 409.122SectionViolation as misdemeanor or felony; penalties.
Section 409.123SectionRepeal of MCL 409.1 to 409.30 and 380.1597.
Section 409.124SectionEffective date.
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