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Federal labor department fines 2 St. George Chick-fil-A franchises for child labor violations

Posted on AllSides September 29th, 2023
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ST. GEORGE — Federal investigators have assessed two Chick-fil-A franchises $187,467 in civil penalties for employing 237 minors in violation of child labor provisions, according to a U.S. Department of Labor news release. The department reported Friday it recovered nearly $47,000 in back wages and liquidated damages for 101 employees at two St. George Chick-fil-A franchise restaurants that required workers to clock out for every break under 20 minutes without compensation. “We know that good and safe jobs can give young workers meaningful experience and training, but employers must ensure...

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