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Department of Labor says Kentucky warehouse violated child labor laws, employed 1 as forklift driver

Posted on AllSides October 17th, 2023
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HEBRON, Ky. (FOX 56) — A Kentucky warehouse and distribution center was ordered to stop illegally employing children. The U.S. Department of Labor said in August the department’s Wage and Hour Division discovered Win. IT America Inc. in Hebron was employing two children, 11 and 13, for months. Win. IT America violated several provisions in the Fair Labor Standards Act when it employed one child as a forklift driver, a hazardous occupation for workers under 18, and assigned the other child to pick orders in the warehouse, a prohibited occupation...

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