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    Gooddecade manufactures and sells automobile parts throughout the eastern part of the US. Among its full-time employees are 220 fourteen and fifteen-year olds. These teenagers are employed throughout the company and are paid at an hourly wage rate of $3 per hour. Discuss the legality of this arrangement.

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    1. What kind of work can a 14-15 year old do? What kind of work can they not do?

    Permitted but not limited to: Office and clerical (including office machines), cashier, bagger, price marking, landscaping (no power-driven machines), cleaning, waiting tables, bussing tables, dishwashing.

    Not permitted but not limited to: Manufacturing, mining, processing food or materials, laundry (washers/dryers), warehouse, construction, freezers, meat coolers, loading and unloading from trucks, railroad cars or conveyors, jewelry processing (by hand, or ...

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    Gooddecade manufactures and sells automobile parts throughout the eastern part of the US. Among its full-time employees are 220 fourteen and fifteen-year olds. These teenagers are employed throughout the company and are paid at an hourly wage rate of $3 per hour. This solution discusses the legality of this arrangement. Reference is provided.

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