LANSING — The good news is the summer teen employment outlook is very positive, the bad news is there will be a lot of competition for those jobs. One clear trend each spring and summer is the large seasonal influx of teens into the labor market seeking summer jobs. The seasonal teen employment advance during the summer months has been very evident from
Darren Widder, workforce services manager at Michigan Works! Summer jobs can be beneficial to teens not just to make money, but to learn about writing resumes, filling out applications, interviewing skills, and working with a team. Widder says MiWorks!
Publication Date: July Topics: Minimum Wage, Teen Unemployment. Teens have it pretty tough these days.
With a very positive overall Michigan job market insignificant numbers of job openings for teens are expected in the summer months. As always, however, there will be competition to fill those job openings. One clear trend each spring and summer is the large seasonal influx of teens into the labor market seeking summer jobs.
Michigan's laws regarding the employment of minors are complicated wheb it comes to what jobs they may take and what hours they can work. These vary greatly based on the age of the juvenile, the time of year and the job in question. In most cases, a Michigan minor work permit is required.
Many adults can't wait for their scheduled vacation time so they can kick back and enjoy not working for a spell, but if you're a young person, you may be a lot more eager to become employed and begin earning your own money. Michigan has laws regarding the minimum legal age to work in the state. If, in fact, you're old enough to work, there are limits to how many hours you can work per week or per day.
The grant is part of a program from the State of Michigan that aims to introduce youth who live in Flint, Detroit, Pontiac and Saginaw to outdoor career opportunities and experiences. The teens will have outdoor-related assignments at 11 local organizations, including Asbury Community Development Corp. By the end of the summer, each worker will have to hours of on-the-job experience.
State and local officials say limits on federal grants intended to promote youth employment are partly to blame. And they say part of the problem is the number of requirements on youth employment programs that are funded with federal grants. He says the only thing that should matter is the number of people who find work through those programs.
The Youth Employment Standards Act of unambiguously establishes the rules and regulations for child labor in the State of Michigan. The state defines a minor as an individual less than eighteen years of age. Companies hiring child workers need to display the appropriate poster of rights and requirements on location. Employers also need to provide supervision by an adult for workers under 18 at all times.