29 CFR 575.3 - Application for waiver.

§ 575.3 Application for waiver.

(a) An application for a waiver shall be filed with the Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, United States Department of Labor, Washington, DC 20210. To permit adequate time for processing, it is recommended that such applications be filed 6 weeks prior to the period the waiver is to be in effect.

(b) No particular form is prescribed. The application, which may be in letter form, shall be typewritten or clearly written and shall include the following information:

(1) The general information as described in § 575.4 of this part:

(i) Name and address of employer or group of employers;

(ii) Telephone number;

(iii) Location of farm(s);

(iv) Crop or crops to be hand harvested;

(v) Whether payment is customarily paid on a piece rate basis;

(vi) Requested period of waiver;

(vii) Statement that such employment shall be outside school hours;

(2) The objective data as required in § 575.5 of this part to show that:

(i) The crops have a short harvesting season;

(ii) Without 10 and 11 year olds the industry would suffer severe economic disruption;

(iii) Employment will not be deleterious to the health and well-being of 10 and 11 year olds;

(iv) The level of pesticides will not adversely affect 10 and 11 year olds;

(v) Individuals 12 years and over are not available for employment;

(vi) Employer or group of employers has traditionally used minors under 12 years and this will not displace employees 16 years or older.

(c) The application shall be signed and dated by the employer or group of employers requesting the waiver or by the authorized representative of such employer or group.

(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 1215-0120)
[ 43 FR 26562, June 21, 1978, as amended at 47 FR 145, Jan. 5, 1982; 82 FR 2229, Jan. 9, 2017]

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The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 29 CFR Part 575 after this date.

  • 2017-01-09; vol. 82 # 5 - Monday, January 9, 2017
    1. 82 FR 2221 - Updating Regulations Issued Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Service Contract Act, Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Employee Polygraph Protection Act, and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act
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      DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Office of the Secretary, Wage and Hour Division
      Final rule; technical corrections.
      Effective January 9, 2017.
      29 CFR Parts 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6