Asst. 4 - Mandatory


 

 

 


Read through the New York State requirements regarding Labor Laws
and answer the questions below.

Read the "Permitted Working Hours" section
http://www.labor.ny.gov/workerprotection/laborstandards/workprot/mino
rs.shtm

Read the "Commonly Asked Labor Law Questions" and skim the menu to
on the left of the page to answer the questions
http://labor.ny.gov/workerprotection/laborstandards/faq.shtm#1




  • 1) The current New York State minimum hourly wage is _____ per hour.
    Answer:
  • 2) What is the maximum number of hours 16-17 year old students are
    legally allowed to work in a week when school is in session?

    Answer:
  • 3) What is the maximum number of hours 16-17 year old students are
    allowed to work in a week when school is not in session?

    Answer:
  • 4) "Working Papers" are issued by Lindenhurst High School. The office
    at which you need to get your application is the _______________
    office.

    Answer:
  • 5) No one under the age of 18 may work at or assist in an occupation
    involving the operation of power-driven woodworking, metal-forming,
    metal-punching, metal-shearing, bakery and paper products machines.

  • 6) No one under the age of 18 may work at or assist in an occupation
    involving construction and/or demolition.

  • 7) Overtime is based on daily hours, not weekly hours. So, if you work
    more than 8 hours a day you should receive overtime pay, no matter
    how many total weekly hours you work.

  • 8) An employer must legally provide each employee with an uninterrupted
    meal break of at least 30 minutes, regardless of which hours the
    employee works.

  • 9) An employer is must legally provide each employee with a 15 minute
    rest period for every 6 hours that the employee works.

  • 10) What is "overtime" pay?