The minimum age for employment in Delaware is 14 years. Anyone under the age of 18 must have a work permit on file with their employer. A new permit is required when a minor changes employers. Work permits are available at all Delaware public high schools and middle schools; some school district offices; and Department of Labor offices in Wilmington, Dover, Milford, and Georgetown.
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