Question :
Who needs a work permit?
Answer :
People under 16 years of age cannot be employed or permitted to work, with or without compensation, unless the person, firm, or corporation employing the youth receives and keeps a work permit on file, accessible to any officer charged with the enforcement of the child labor laws. The employer also is required to keep a complete list of the names and ages of anyone under 16 years of age in his employ.

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