In his byline article for QSR Magazine titled “Don’t Get Burned When Hiring Minors,” Irvine Partner Tyler Woods discusses how restaurants can stay in the clear when hiring individuals under the age of 18. Tyler explains that employers can face stiff penalties if they do not follow certain state and federal rules that govern the employment of minors. He covers topics like work permits, wages, hours of work and occupation restrictions, including the differences between 14- and 15-year-olds and 16- and 17-year-olds.

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