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Child illegally operated forklift at US warehouse, Dept. of Labor says

Posted on AllSides October 17th, 2023
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A warehouse and distribution center in Kentucky has been ordered to stop illegally employing children. The Department of Labor said it sought the order after an investigation revealed Win.IT America Inc. had employed two children, ages 11 and 13, for months. One of the children reportedly operated a forklift on the job, a task that is prohibited for people under the age of 18. The Department of Labor said the other child would pick orders in the warehouse, which is a prohibited occupation for workers under 16. “Businesses must comply...

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