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Youth at Work
The Youth at Work programs are an integral component of our ministry’s strategy to increase awareness and understanding of what constitutes a safe, healthy, fair, cooperative, representative and productive workplace. For more information on rights and responsibilities for youth while on the job, and other health and safety issues to help young people transition in the workforce, please visit www.worksafesask.ca/youth.
Our information and resources are targeted to young people to help them successfully transition into working, because they are a very important part of Saskatchewan’s workforce:
Young workers are more likely to be:
This guide is designed for new or young workers. It can also help employers and supervisors. The guide answers a lot of everyday work-related questions.
The Minimum Wage Regulations were amended to establish age 16 as the general minimum age of employment in Saskatchewan. An ‘absolute’ minimum age of 14 has also been established provided those 14 and 15 year old workers fulfil certain requirements.