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The youngest age Wisconsin residents would be able to look for jobs without a work permit under proposed legislation. A 2017 bill eliminated work permit requirements for 16- and 17-year-olds, while the new bill would eliminate requirements for 14- and 15-year-olds. The legislation would not change laws regarding limits of working hours for minors or prohibitions against them doing dangerous jobs.

(Associated Press — Feb. 13, 2024)
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