Teen Employment

  • This form is for parents/legal guardians and school officials to indicate approval for a minor employee to work according to the terms listed by the employer.  Please note, this is not a Minor Work Permit.  Minors are not responsible for the Minor Work Permit, employers must have a minor work endorsement on their Master Business License for each work location with employees under age 18 and renew it each year.
     
    The Washington state minimum wage is $9.47. Washington's minimum wage applies to workers in both agriculture and non-agricultural jobs, although 14- and 15-year-olds may be paid 85% of the minimum wage ($8.05).
     
    For information regarding teen workers' workplace rights in Washington state, go directly to the WA State Department of Labor & Industries website at www.TeenWorkers.Lni.wa.gov