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  • 13 too young to work? Florida

    Can I legally apply for a job in a deli, using a slice machine and handling meat products? How many hours/week? What documentation do I need? Thank you

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    "No minor under 18 years of age, whether such person’s disabilities of non-age have been removed, shall be employed or permitted to work in the hazardous occupations listed below. ... Operating power-driven meat and vegetable slicing machines"


    Past that, it appears that 13 years is too young to work at all acording to both Florida and U.S. law.
    Last edited by DAW; 04-08-2007, 02:57 PM.
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      Nope - they would get in trouble if they hired you & it's too dangerous.
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