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Say YES to no more work permits

New youth-employment requirements effective July 1.

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The mission of the Indiana Department of Labor is to advance the safety, health and prosperity of Hoosiers in the workplace. In order to make significant strides in achieving our mission, we emphasize both enforcement and voluntary compliance for employers. Our office administers the IOSHA program, state wage and hour and youth employment laws, as well as underground coal mine safety. We also have many free training and educational resources available to the public through our INSafe Division. Finally, our Quality, Metrics & Statistics Division counts, measures and tracks trends internally and externally. Our goal is to help make Indiana a great place to work and to do business. Let us know how we can help you!

Say YES to no more work permits

The IDOL announced today that Hoosier employers must follow new requirements regarding employees younger than 18. Effective July 1, employers who employ five or more minors at each business location will be required to register via the new Youth Employment System, or YES, online platform. The new requirements will eliminate the need for work permits. For more information about the new requirements and the YES registry, click here.