In light of
the COVID 19 school closure, Willoughby Eastlake will no longer process work
permits at the Board of Education offices. If you are in need of a work
permit, please follow the procedures below.
students go about obtaining a work permit under Ohio’s Minor Labor Laws if
schools are closed?
the Ohio Department of Commerce, if a
minor has all necessary paperwork completed and is unable to get the permit
processed due to school closure, the completed paperwork may itself stand in
the place of the physically printed permit. Employers should keep the paperwork
on file, just like they would the permit. The formal permit should be processed
as soon as the school is reopened.
As a reminder, hour restrictions outlined in Ohio Revised Code Section 4109 are still
in place for any week that was not a pre-planned school holiday (i.e., spring
break) and the prohibited/hazardous occupation restrictions are still
For questions, call the Division of Industrial Compliance's Bureau of Wage and Hour Administration at 614-644-2239 or email [email protected].