June 7, 2023

As we speak I discovered that in Wisconsin, minors of any age can drink in bars and eating places with two stipulations: 1) that they are with “dad and mom, guardians or spouses of authorized consuming age,” and a couple of) that it is cool with the institution’s licensee. Now, Republican state lawmakers have proposed a invoice that may allow 14-year-olds and older to serve alcohol to seated prospects (however not on the bar). Presently, solely these aged 18 and above can.

If handed, Wisconsin would have the bottom age restrict for employees allowed to serve alcohol. It’s miles from a accomplished deal, because the invoice should first move the Republican-led Senate and Meeting, and be signed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers to develop into legislation. However nonetheless, yikes.


The present age restrict on serving alcohol “causes workforce points on account of an institution’s underage workers solely having the ability to do a part of their job,” the invoice sponsors Sen. Rob Stafsholt, of New Richmond, and Rep. Chanz Inexperienced, of Grandview, stated in a memo circulated Monday looking for cosponsors.

They stated their thought “creates a easy resolution” to the state’s workforce scarcity issues within the meals and beverage business. The invoice requires the licensed operator of the bar or restaurant be on the premises and supervising.

Beforehand: McDonald’s franchisee had 10-year-old youngsters working till 2am

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