Application for Special Industrial
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage and Hour Division
230 South Dearborn Street, Room 514
Chicago, Illinois 60604
OMB No.: 1235-0001
Instructions: Prepare three copies of this form and forward the original to the address shown above. The duplicate is to be kept by the employer and the
other copy given to the homeworker applicant. All questions must be answered in full. The homeworker applicant is to furnish information for Section I. The
employer furnishes information for Section II. The signature of each is required on the application. Section III, Report of Medical Examination, should be
completed by a licensed physician.
Public Use Statement: Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) section 11 (d), 29 U.S.C. § 211(d) authorizes this report. Completion of Form WH-2 is necessary
to obtain certificates to employ individual homeworkers in one of the restricted homework industries noted in item I, below. Completion of the form is volun-
tary; however, failure to provide the information will result in non-issuance of a homeworker certificate and such employment in a restricted industry will be in
violation of the FLSA. (See 29 C.F.R. part 530). This is an application form only and not a certificate. The Department of Labor uses the information provided
to determine whether terms and conditions necessary to issue an individual certificate have been met.
Section I. Information to Be Furnished by Homeworker
1. Certificate is requested for employment in the industry checked below:
Button & Buckle Manufacturing
Gloves and Mittens
2. Print or type Name of Homeworker Applicant
3. Address (Street No., Apt. No., if Any)
4. City or Town, State, ZIP Code
6. Telephone Number (Include Area Code)
7. Explain fully why you are unable to work in a factory:
8. a. Do You Hold a State Homeworker Certificate?
b. If “Yes,” Name State
c. Expiration Date of State Certificate
I have read the statements in this application and ask that the requested certificate be granted.
Signature of Homeworker (If worker cannot write, signature may be made by mark (X) and witnessed by another person.)
Signature or Mark (X) of Homeworker Applicant:
Signature of Witness (If Necessary):
Public Burden Statement
According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, no persons are required to respond to this collection of information unless it displays a
currently valid OMB control number.
The Department of Labor estimates it will take an average of 30 minutes for respondents to complete this collection of information, including the
time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the
collection of information. If you have any comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection information, including
suggestions for reducing this burden, send them to the Administrator, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S-3502, 200
Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20210. DO NOT SEND THE COMPLETED FORM TO THIS OFFICE.
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Rev. December 2010