Public Service Announcements - Transcripts

General 15 Seconds

Every year millions of teens work to earn and learn. Federal employment laws protect you. Know the rules. For more information call 1-866-4US-WAGE, or visit youthrules.dol.gov. A message from the U.S. Department of Labor.

General 30 Seconds

Every summer, millions of teens work in summer jobs, but there are certain jobs that are off limits for young people. Where you work, and how many hours you work depend on your age. So know the rules, and work safe. For more information, call the U.S. Department of Labor's toll free helpline at 1-866-4US-WAGE, or visit youthrules.dol.gov. A message from the U.S. Department of Labor.

General 60 Seconds

Every year, millions of teens work to earn extra money, and learn important skills, but certain jobs can jeopardize your health or well-being, so know the rules. First, the hours you can work. If you are fourteen or fifteen, you can only work for three hours on a school day, and for eight hours on a non-school day. Also, if you are fourteen or fifteen, you may not work before seven a.m. or after seven p.m, except from June first, through labor day, when you can work later, up to nine p.m. Next, and really important, hazardous jobs. If you are under eighteen, jobs such as roofing, operating dangerous equiptment, and most driving jobs, are off limits. So work safe. For more information, call the U.S. Department of Labor's toll free helpline at 1-866-4US-WAGE, or youthrules.dol.gov. A message from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Agriculture 15 Seconds

Federal Laws protect young workers in Agriculture. Know the rules. For information, call 1-866-4US WAGE or visit youthrules.dol.gov. A message from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Agriculture 30 Seconds

Every year, teenagers die on the job. Others are seriously injured, often while working in agriculture. Accidents that could have been prevented. Federal employment laws protect our youth. Know the Rules. For more information, call the U.S Department of Labor's toll free helpline at 1-866-4US-WAGE, or visit youthrules.dol.gov. A message from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Agriculture 60 Seconds

Every year teenagers die on the job and others are seriously injured. Too often, teens are killed or injured while working in agriculture, accidents that could have been prevented. Teenage workers are most vulnerable. They have little or no experience with the hazards and dangers of the workplace. Federal employment laws protect our youth. In the Agriculture industry, youth under the age of sixteen cannot work in many hazardous jobs, such as operating power machinery, power saws, and certain tractors. And there are restrictions on the number of hours they may work. Young workers should have a rewarding work experience, that is a safe and healthy one. Know the rules. For more information, call the U.S. Department of Labor's toll free helpline at 1-866-4US-WAGE or visit youthrules.dol.gov. A message from the U.S. Department of Labor.

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