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103.68

103.68 Hours of labor. Except as the department may from time to time issue orders as provided under s. 103.66 (2) regulating the hours of employment of minors, the following schedule of hours shall be deemed to be necessary to protect minors from employment dangerous or prejudicial to their life, health, safety, or welfare and shall apply to minors of the ages specified therein:

103.68(1)

(1) No minor shall be employed or permitted to work at any gainful occupation other than domestic service, farm labor, or service as an election inspector under s. 7.30 (2) (am) for more than 8 hours in any one day nor more than 40 hours nor more than 6 days in any one week, nor during such hours as the minor is required under s. 118.15 to attend school.

103.68(2)

(2) No minor under 16 shall be employed or permitted to work in any gainful occupation other than domestic service or farm labor more than 24 hours in any one week, nor, except in domestic service, farm labor, or in public exhibitions as defined in s. 103.78, or in street trades as defined in s. 103.21, before 7 a.m. nor after 6 p.m.

103.68(3)

(3) At least 30 minutes shall be allowed for each meal period which shall commence reasonably close to 6 a.m., 12 noon, 6 p.m. or 12 midnight or approximately midway of any work period or at such other times as deemed reasonable by the department. No minor under age 18 shall be employed or permitted to work more than 6 consecutive hours without a meal period.

103.68 - ANNOT.

History: 1993 a. 492; 1995 a. 225; 2001 a. 109.

103.68 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also ch. DWD 270, Wis. adm. code.