Gov. Walker: Signs ten bills into law

Contact: Tom Evenson
(608) 266-2839

Assembly Bill 25 – eliminates the requirement that minors ages 16-17 obtain a work or street trade permit. Under current law, minors are required to obtain a work permit issued by the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Division of Equal Rights to be employed in permitted work, as set by state and federal laws. This bill replaces the term “child labor” in statute with “the employment of minors,” repeals an obsolete provision related to licensing of theatrical exhibitions of minors under the age of 15 and expands current law to allow DWD to issue ce...

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