For those that employ minors please note that on May 11, 2020 Executive Order No. 2020-79 temporarily suspends certain aspects of the Youth Employment Standards Act. Here are the orders:
1. Strict compliance with section 5 of the Youth Employment Standards Act, 1978 PA 90, MCL 409.105, is temporarily suspended to the extent it requires an application of a work permit to be made in person. An issuing officer may accept and examine a work permit application (including any accompanying materials) submitted by alternative means including mail, e-mail, fax, or web-based form. Issuing officers must make information on how such application materials may be submitted publicly available.
2. Strict compliance with section 6 of the Youth Employment Standards Act, MCL 409.106 is temporarily suspended such that the color of work permits for minors under 16 years of age does not need to be distinct from that of work permits for minors 16 years of age and over.
3.This order is effective immediately and continues through June 8, 2020 at 11:59 pm.