LS-43 (05-16) AI
Youth Employment List
Employers are required to post this list of employed youth under the age of 16 in the workplace.
School Term Shift Non-School Shift
Name of Worker (7 a.m. 7 p.m.) (7 a.m. 9 p.m.)
1) _____________________________________________ ___________________ ___________________
2) _____________________________________________ ___________________ ___________________
3) _____________________________________________ ___________________ ___________________
4) _____________________________________________ ___________________ ___________________
5) _____________________________________________ ___________________ ___________________
6) _____________________________________________ ___________________ ___________________
7) _____________________________________________ ___________________ ___________________
8) _____________________________________________ ___________________ ___________________
9) _____________________________________________ ___________________ ___________________
10) _____________________________________________ ___________________ ___________________
Work certificates are required for youth 14 to 15 years of age before they start employment at any job (other than in the
entertainment industry) during the school year. No child under the age of 14 may be employed in any capacity (other than
in the entertainment industry or in newspaper delivery, babysitting, occasional yard or farm work with parental consent, or
some youth sporting events). Work certificates are issued by school officials or their designees (or a parent of a home-
schooled child) only upon application requested in person by the child with the written consent of his/her parent, legal
custodian or guardian or, if deemed necessary, by the issuing officer, the child shall be accompanied by his parent,
guardian or custodian. The school official has the right to deny a certificate if deemed not in the best interest of the youth.
School officials should keep copies of certificates issued, and cancellation notices.
Unacceptable Types of Work and Workplaces for All Youth Under 16
Door-to-door sales (excluding churches, schools, scouts)
Operating hazardous equipment: ladders, scaffolding, freight elevators, cranes, hoisting machines, man lifts, etc.
Handling/maintaining power-driven machinery (with the exception of lawn/garden machinery in a domestic setting)
(RSMo 294.011(7)(c), and RSMo 294.040(1))
Mining, quarrying, or stone cutting/polishing (except in jewelry stores)
Transporting or handling Type A and B explosives or ammunition
Operation of any motor vehicle
Metal-producing industries including stamping, punching, cold rolling, shearing, or heating
Saw mills or cooperage stock (barrel) mills or where woodworking machinery is used
Jobs involving ionizing or non-ionizing radiation or radioactive substances
Jobs in hotels, motels, or resorts unless the work performed is physically separated from the sleeping accommodations
Jobs in any establishment in which alcoholic beverages are sold, manufactured, bottled or stored unless 50 percent of
the workplace sales are generated from other goods
Any job dangerous to the life, limb, health, or morals of youth
Acceptable Work Hours for 14 and 15 year olds
Between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. during school term
Between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. during non-school term
No more than three hours a day on school days
No more than eight hours a day on non-school days
No more than six days or 40 hours in a week
Please contact the Missouri Division of Labor Standards at 573-751-3403, or email us at or go to if you have questions or need additional copies of
this list.
Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations is an equal opportunity employer/program.
TDD/TTY: 800-735-2966 Relay Missouri: 711