In order to begin the working paper application process for the first time, a student must pick an application up in the Main Office. Working Paper Applications will be processed during the school year Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Please note that Working Paper Applications will be processed during the summer Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
***Important Note – Working Papers are for students under the age of 18. Students who are 18 years of age and older do not need working papers and are no longer covered under Child Labor Laws.
Application will be brought home for a parent or legal guardian to sign. Proof of age must be brought in. The student or parent must show an original birth certificate, baptismal certificate, passport, or a photo driver’s license. You are no longer required to have a physical or any employment information. After completing this process the student will be assigned a work permit number & given their work permit card. Work permit cards will be valid until the student turns 18 years of age.
Please contact the Emmaus High School Main Office at 610-965-1650 if you have any questions regarding working papers. For information regarding youth employment rules, please visit www.youthrules.dol.gov