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Work Permits

 

VUSD College and Career Readiness Department will be processing all work permits during Summer Break.

 

THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA REQUIRES THAT ALL MINORS (A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF 18) HAVE A WORK PERMIT ON FILE AT THE WORKSITE BEFORE THE EMPLOYMENT IS LEGAL

Exceptions: Possession of a High School Diploma or Student is 18 years old

A minor not attending school is not eligible for a California Work Permit

  • Step 1: Download and print the Work Permit Application (At the bottom of this page). To be eligible- student must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher, good attendance, and a job offer (you must have a job offer before you can obtain an official Work Permit).
  • Step 2: The work permit application, B1-1 form must be completely filled out in blue or black ink and must have the student's social security number. The application requires the signature of the student, the employer and the parent/guardian. 
  • Step 3: Drop off the work permit application to the VUSD College and Career Readiness Department (See instructions on how to make an appointment below.)
  • Step 4: Once it has been received and processed, the student will need to pick-up and sign the completed work permit
  • Step 5: The B1-1 is the document that the student needs to submit to his/her employer to be able to begin work.

For more information on work permits, regarding age and hours that a minor is legally allowed to work, please see the back of the work permit application below. 

For more information about child labor laws, contact the U.S. Department of Labor at http://www.dol.gov/  and the State of California Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Labor Standards Enforcement at http://www.dir.ca.gov/DLSE/dlse.html.

Click the images below to open the documents.

 

Summer Break - Work Permits

First page of the PDF file: VUSDStudentWorkPermitsDuringSummerBreak

Work Permit Application

First page of the PDF file: WorkPermitApplication