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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JENIN, December 5, 2015 (WAFA) Israeli armed soldiers Saturday physically assaulted a Palestinian local from Jenin, after he was caught returning back home from his workplace in Israel without having a work permit that enables him to find employment there.
He claimed the new decrees will end labour disputes caused by unjust labour contract submissions made by employers without referring to the labourers themselves, and getting final approval before issuing a new work permit.
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.
It is understood Football League clubs have also expressed serious reservations, while Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger wants work permits for foreign footballers to be scrapped completely.
This means that a temporary work permit can be valid for six months.
Meanwhile, the LMRA renewed 35,758 work permits in the third quarter this year compared with 34,046 in the same period last year.
Seamen are now required to obtain temporary work permits before they start working in the regional waters; (especially) those who usually work for Saudi Aramco.
Bulgarian Foreign Minister Mladenov sent a letter to David Lidington on January 8, asking UK authorities to take steps to normalize the process of issuing work permits for Bulgarian and Romanian students.
Work permits have become more difficult, and the process is not that straightforward.
Patrick told state college and university officials to begin offering in-state tuition rates to young illegal immigrants who obtain work permits under a new federal program, but some lawmakers have voiced objections.
The Bahrain Labour Ministry will start issuing and renewing work permits for domestic help electronically, said a senior government official at the opening of new-look work permit department.