Non-Factory Employment Certificate
Valid for lawful employment of a minor 14 or 15 years of age enrolled in school when attendance is not required.
Minors may not be employed during the hours they are required to attend school.
Minors 14 and 15 years of age may not be employed in any occupation:
When school is in session:
-more than 3 hours on any school day, more than 8 hours on a non-school day, more than 6 days in any week, for a maximum of 18 hours per week, or a maximum of 23 hours per week if enrolled in a supervised work study program approved by the Commissioner.
-after 7 p.m. or before 7 a.m.
When school is not in session:
-more than 8 hours on any day, 6 days in any week, for a maximum of 40 hours per week.
-after 9 p.m. or before 7 a.m.
Minors 14 and 15 years of age may not be employed in factory work nor in certain hazardous occupations such as construction work, helper on a motor vehicle, operation of washing, grinding, cutting, slicing, pressing, or mixing machinery in any establishment, painting or exterior cleaning in connection with the maintenance of a building or structure and others listing in section 133 of the New York State Labor Law.