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Is there a limit on the number of hours I can be scheduled to work in a week?

There are hour restrictions for minors. Visit the Michigan Department of Education Youth Employment website to view hour restrictions and other information related to Youth Employment.

If you are 18 years of age or older, the employer has the right to schedule however they feel they need you.  There is no minimum or maximum number of hours.  The employer may ask you to come in when needed, or send you home when work is slow and you are not needed.

The answers provided are not meant to be a substitute for legal advice.

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