Work Permit


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Work Permit

1. Legal permission in certain U.S. states for a minor child to take a job. Work permits are required to ensure that neither the employer nor the child is in violation of child labor laws. Work permits come with certain restrictions; for example, the employee ordinarily may not work during school hours.

2. See: Work visa.
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The human rights center said that tens of thousands of Palestinians whose applications for work permits have been denied, or who do not meet Israel's strict criteria to begin with, are forced to try and enter Israel without a permit.
We have some cases whereby a work permit is issued with the understanding that the concerned foreigner will be working as a handyman," Azzi said.
Humaid bin Deemas Al Suwaidi, assistant under-secretary for labour affairs, said the new system will require the "clear signature" of employees for contract renewal and the issuing of new work permits.
Bin Deemas stressed the importance of documenting labour contracts through the ministry, as well as the employer's commitment to renew work permits in a timely manner, where it regulates relations between both parties and stabilises the labour market and thus protects rights.
All of the largest categories of aliens receiving work permits had approval rates of 90 percent or more.
THE Football Association's moves to scrap appeals to sign non-EU players on work permits appear destined for failure after Premier League clubs opposed the proposals.
By contrast though the career of Juan Agudelo appears mired in red tape having failed to win a work permit to move to Stoke and recently having an unsuccessful trial at Wolves.
The official said the ministry issued 11,000 temporary work permits to various companies across the country last year.
However, he said the Bahamas Medical Council has recently increased the stringency of its work permit process, requiring doctors who come into The Bahamas to perform procedures a handful of times a year to be covered by a $10,000 annual work permit, as opposed to being able to pay a weekly or otherwise pro-rated permit fee.
By January 7, 2013, the UK Border Agency, the authority in charge of issuing work permits, processed 80% of the applications submitted before June 30, 2012, according to reports of Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry, citing the letter of the UK official.
I agreed to work for free for a week or two because they were supposed to start paying me once my work permit arrived.
Because of a change in policy at the federal level, undocumented students who qualify according to that criteria will be eligible for a work permit and if they have a work permit they will get to pay in-state tuition," the governor said.