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The authorization to vary youth employment rules permit allows the youth employment rules to be varied only if the parent, employer, and youth all agree to the application and the Executive Director of Employment Standards approves it.
The Conditions of Employment Regulations set the conditions under which youth can be employed in Saskatchewan.
In Saskatchewan, the minimum age of employment is 16 years of age. Fourteen- and 15-year-olds can work if they have both:
Visit Youth in the Workplace for more information about employing youth.
This permit will not be issued if:
A permit granting an exemption to one requirement under these regulations does not automatically grant an exemption from other requirements. For example, an employer who has a permit for a youth to work more than 16 hours in a week in which school is in session can not use that permit to have the student work after 10:00 p.m. on a night preceding a school day.
Permit applications should be submitted at least two weeks before the permit is required.
The form should be completed and returned to:
Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety
Sturdy Stone Building, 8th Floor
122 - 3rd Avenue North
Saskatoon SK S7K 2H6
Application forms can also be submitted by fax to (306) 933-5444 or by email to: email@example.com.
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