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Hours of work of a young person under 18

Verified 06 décembre 2019 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

Any employee (or trainee in a professional environment) under 18 years of age shall benefit from specific provisions concerning working hours, rest periods and public holidays. Some provisions (maximum working time, derogations) vary according to the age of the minor (more or less than 16 years).

What applies to you ?

Depending on your personal situation, the steps to take may vary.

How old are you?
When was your employment contract concluded?