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Frequently Asked Questions about Youth Employment
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  1. Do youths under the age of eighteen (18) require a work permit in order to be employed in Arizona?
  2. Is it discrimination to ask youths their ages and to provide evidence of their ages?
  3. What happens if an employer is found to be in violation of the State’s Youth Employment Laws?
  4. What can an employer do if it does not agree with the Department’s Cease and Desist Order & Civil Monetary Penalty?
  5. If there is a conflict between State and Federal laws, which is applicable?
  6. Does the federal government provide information about federal child labor laws?
Rev 11/2015