Consumer Law

Owners of McDonald’s in Pennsylvania Face Accusations of Violating Child Labor Laws

A couple that operates 13 McDonald’s locations in Pennsylvania has been accused by the feds of more than 100 child labor violations at its burger joints.

The Department of Labor is accusing franchise owners John and Kathleen Santonastasso of working 14- and 15-year-old employees outside of legal hours, and allowing them to handle equipment they are not old enough to legally operate.

Regulators also found that the franchise owners regularly worked minors into the evening on school days, and more than eight hours a day on non-school days. Both practices are illegal.

Read the source article at vigourtimes.com

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