When you`re 14, you can be employed in a variety of jobs, but there are still some that you`re not allowed to do. For example, you can`t work in a factory or on a construction site. If you are not sure if you can hold certain jobs, contact the local authority. None (18 years old to sell alcoholic beverages and work as a bartender) Children can only start working full-time after reaching the minimum school-leaving age – they can then work up to a maximum of 40 hours per week. You can`t work where you might come into contact with chemicals, toxic materials, or radiation unless Holly works in a coffee shop every morning from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and every night from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. She doesn`t need a 12-hour break during the night because she took a break in the afternoon. Age 16: Minimum age to serve someone in restaurants, cafes or hotels. Minimum age to work in a circus or cinema. Children over the age of 14 can only do light work. There are certain forms of employment in which children of all ages are prohibited from working.

They are as follows: The hours you may be asked to work depend on the job: Woman:15: Limited working hours and type of work.18: Certain restrictions on working in openly unhealthy conditions.19: (Unrestricted). [43] Articles 64 and 70 to 72 of the Labour Code introduce the minimum age. During school hours, children can only work a maximum of 12 hours per week. These restrictions continue until you reach the age of 16 and have dropped out of school, when you are then classified as a young worker, meaning you have more choices in the jobs you can do. If you are 18 years of age or older, you will have the same employment rights as adults. It is not illegal for children under the age of 14 who are at least 13 years old to hold certain positions. This allows children of this age to earn a small amount of pocket money, for example, by delivering newspapers. 18 years: Unrestricted (and the minimum age to work: bars, discos, dance halls and nightclubs)[80] If you are between 16 and 18 years old, you cannot work more than eight hours in a 24-hour period or more than 40 hours per week. You are entitled to a 30-minute break if you work more than four and a half hours. You usually have more rights at work than an adult and you may not have to work as many hours.

Mo works in a hospital and is asked to work until midnight because the adult who usually covers this shift is on vacation. There are more patients than usual at the moment, so the department is very busy. Mo is allowed to do this work because no adult is available and there is more work than usual. If a young person has passed the school-leaving age but is under 18 years of age, he or she is not allowed to work more than 8 hours a day or more than 40 hours a week. Usually, they cannot work between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., unless they work in certain occupations. (18 years to work as a bartender, serve alcohol in a restaurant and work in a liquor store if supervised by someone over 21.) Since you`re old enough to leave school, you may find that employers are more willing to offer you part-time or full-time employment.