November 4, 2016
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Federal and State Labor Laws for Youth Work-Based Learning
The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), in collaboration with the University of Virginia Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, has developed a guide to Federal and State Labor Laws for Youth Work-Based Learning-This is a PDF document. (PDF) experiences. This resource compares federal and state labor laws for nonagricultural and agricultural occupations, parental exemption, and prohibited and hazardous occupations as they relate to youth work-based learning.
For more detailed information refer to the Career and Technical Education Work-Based Learning Guide-This is a PDF document. (PDF) and A Strategic Review of Work-Based Learning in Virginia, Expanding Opportunities for Students-This is a PDF document. (PDF) on the VDOE website.
If you have questions, please contact the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (804) 225-3119.