Tag: minors

Health Care Provider Employment Restrictions On June 25, 2018, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu signed legislation (S.B. 473) prohibiting contract provisions that limit the ability of nurses and podiatrists to practice in any geographic area after leaving a partnership, professional relationship, or other employment. The law became effective June 25, 2018. Read NH S.B. 473…

Question: Are we permitted to run background checks on minors? Answer: Running a pre-employment background check on any job applicant requires consent, which forms a legally binding agreement. Minors, in most cases, are prohibited from entering into a legally binding agreement, which means consent from a parent or legal guardian is required before proceeding with…

Minimum Wage On March 26, 2018, Idaho Governor Butch Otter signed legislation (H.B. 466) providing an exemption to the applicability of the state’s minimum wage law for any employee under age 18 who is employed by an immediate family member or such family member’s business. The law is effective July 1, 2018. Read ID H.B….

Minors Employed as Lifeguards On March 28, 2018, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed legislation (A.B. 326) permitting the employment of a minor age 15 and over as a lifeguard so long as an adult employee is present on the premises whenever the minor is working, and the minor successfully completed a bona fide life-saving course….