Peg O’Brien to Present on Youth Employment Laws

McLane Middleton attorney Margaret “Peg” O’Brien will be speaking at the New Hampshire Automobile Dealers Association’s upcoming webinar, “Employment Law: Federal and State Youth Employment Laws and Regulations” on May 4, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. ET.

Joining Peg on the panel is Rudy Ogden from the New Hampshire Department of Labor, and Brian Cleasby from the U.S. Department of Labor.

The presentation will help attendees understand laws surrounding youth employment, avoid the pitfalls, and create a pipeline of talented workers from local high schools.

Specific topics that will be covered include:

  • Youth labor – days and hours worked rules
  • Youth labor – types of work they can perform
  • Youth labor – Hazardous Occupations that must be avoided
  • School-to-work programs
  • Youth labor – documentation
  • Frequently asked questions

Peg is a Director at McLane Middleton and Vice Chair of the firm’s Employment Law Group.  She assists employers with legal compliance and risk management in all phases of the employment relationship, as well as defense of employers in matters pending before government agencies and courts.  On a regular basis, Peg assists company executives, human resources professionals and supervisors with routine employment law concerns, including employee hiring, termination and disciplinary matters, and management of employee leaves of absence.  Peg provides on-site and virtual training for employees and supervisors on harassment prevention and documentation and discipline best practices.  She also conducts workplace investigations.  Peg can be reached in the firm’s Manchester office at (603) 628-1490 or

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