Safe Summer Employment Tips for Your Teen


Your college kids are home for the summer and it’s time to fill those days and nights with a summer job!

We have represented too many clients who have suffered work-place injuries, and have found the best list of over 25 safety-approved jobs for your teen.

Whether their goal is to work indoors or outdoors, full-time or part-time, the most important thing is keeping them busy (and thus giving them less time to get into trouble).

When looking for new jobs, it’s important for parents to be aware of The Fair Labor Standards Act, which “contains rules concerning the employment of young workers, those under the age of 18, and is administered and intended to protect the health and well-being of youth in America. The FLSA contains minimum age restrictions for employment, restrictions on the times of day youth may work, and the jobs they may perform.'‘

For any concerns about workplace safety or injuries that have occurred, contact our office.