Is it legal for a 15 year old to have a paying job?

Besides being a baby sitter!!!! Besides other domestic jobs!!!! If I lie about my age and say I am 18, will the employer get in trouble for laboring a minor?

Asked By: GotTheLooks - 6/3/2008
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Okay I will start off by saying excuse the rude people on here! They are the first to say how immature it is but listen to their, you can go to your local Town Hall and get a work permit. Usually today, many companies do not even require you have one but it would be nice to be one step above your... More
Answered By: PrincessChick - 6/3/2008
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u can get a work permit at 15
Answered By: brian b - 6/3/2008
Employers check your Social Security number for your age and YOU will be in trouble for being a liar... More
Answered By: kate - 6/3/2008
Don't lie about your age. You have to show a valid proof of ID before employment anyway so they are going to find out how old you really are. If you lie, it will just make you look like a liar and you will not get a job. Some states can legally hire you with a work permit at 15. Most states, however can't hire you... More
Answered By: *Cara* - 6/3/2008
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