- Before employing anyone under 15 years of age, an employer must have written consent from the employee’s parent or guardian.
- If the employee is under 12, the employer must also have permission from the Director of Employment Standards before work begins.
- See the factsheets General Employment for Young People and Employment of Young People in the B.C. Entertainment Industry for information on the additional employment conditions for young employees.
- The Director of Employment Standards does not issue child employment permits for children employed in the entertainment industry.
Reprinted from http://www.labour.gov.bc.ca/esb/esaguide/#2
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