As summer swiftly approaches, you may be thinking of ways to keep your child busy during the three month break. If you own a business, you may consider allowing him or her to work part-time there. But it’s not as simple as just giving your kid a time card and putting their names on the schedule. You have to find the right balance to make sure that both your business is running smoothly and your kid gain some valuable experience.
Tip #1: Know the Laws in Your State
There was a time when the only permission you needed for your child to work a few shifts at your business was your own. But now that federal and state employment laws regulated many labor processes, you really need to make sure there isn’t any law against your child working for your business. If it’s not legal, you want to stay away from it.
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