N.Y. Executive Law Section 512
Weekly allowances

  • work experience


Every child being cared for in a division facility may receive a weekly allowance approved by the director of the budget, in accordance with regulations of the division, as compensation for work or services performed in a division facility. Such weekly allowance shall be paid from moneys appropriated to the division for maintenance and operation.


A child who is being cared for in a division facility may, with the permission of the facility director, work outside of such facility when attendance upon instruction is not required pursuant to the education law. No such child may be permitted to work unless the conditions of work, including wages, meet the standards therefor prescribed pursuant to the labor law. The facility director may require that a part of the wages of such child, not to exceed twenty-five per centum thereof, be deposited in a general welfare fund to be utilized for the benefit of all children in such facility.

Source: Section 512 — Weekly allowances; work experience, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EXC/512 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

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Sep. 22, 2014

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