Employment of minors: protection prevails

Young people under the age of 18 years can work, but their working hours and the type of work they do must take into account their age and inexperience. 

An employer wanting to recruit minors can only do so under certain conditions. These include adjustment of the work to the young age, inexperience and school commitments of potential workers.

Young people are not, in principle, entitled to work at night or on Sundays. However, specific authorizations can be granted to employers for certain jobs.


Last modification 27.02.2020

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