NJ Spotlight News

New law allows NJ teens to work longer hours in summer jobs

Clip: 07/04/2022 | 4m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

Tourism at the Jersey Shore is in full swing. but staffing shortages are still plaguing the industry, making it tough for small employers to keep up. Now a new law is on the books that may help them fill key jobs. The measure allows 16- to 18-year-olds to work up to 50 hours a week during the summer and 14- to 16-year-olds to work up to 40 hours a week.

Aired: 07/04/22

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

NJ Spotlight News is a local public television program presented by THIRTEEN.