Furniture Designer Legally Employs Young Sons To Add Imperfect Finishing Touches

Furniture Designer Legally Employs Young Sons To Add Imperfect Finishing Touches
Design

Dutch labor laws allow kids to express their creativity as well as earn money, while still protecting their time and preserving their childhood experience.

Yi Chen
  • 6 january 2012


Dutch industrial designer Lucas Maassen recently employed his three sons and made them each sign an official professional working contract. Thijme (9 years old), Julian and Maris (both 7 years old) work in compliance with Dutch child labor laws. This means, they’re limited to working only three hours per week.

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