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Poultry processor House of Raeford to pay fine for child labor violations at Teachey, NC, plant following US Department of Labor investigation

(House of Raeford Farms Inc)

Peninsula Gaming assessed $9,300 in penalties for child labor violations, pays more than $46,000 in back wages following US Labor Department investigations

(Peninsula Gaming LLC)

MJ Recycling in Willow Hill, Pa., to pay penalty for child labor violations following US Labor Department investigation

(MJ Recycling)

Rio Queen Citrus assessed $11,000 in penalties for child labor violations following US Labor Department investigation

(Rio Queen Citrus Inc.)

Labor Department statement on withdrawal of proposed rule dealing with children who work in agricultural vocations

US Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division launches enforcement and education initiative focused on Los Angeles area restaurants

(Los Angeles restaurants initiative)

Candyopolis assessed $12,000 in penalties for child labor violations, pays more than $6,700 in back wages following US Labor Department investigations

(Candyopolis)

US Labor Department investigations disclose child labor violations at 3 Jersey Gardens Mall establishments

(Jersey Gardens Mall)

US Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division launches enforcement initiative focused on Portland, Ore., restaurants

(Portland restaurants initiative)

US Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division launches enforcement and education initiative focused on San Francisco area restaurants

(San Francisco restaurants initiative)

US Labor Department seeks back wages, liquidated damages for 33 current and former workers at McMenamy's in Niles, Ohio

(McMenamy's LLC)

CORRECTION: See Editor's Note Below US Labor Department initiative nets $173,000 in back wages for 283 Tennessee hotel and motel workers; employers assessed $14,500 in penalties for violations

(Tennessee Hotel/Motel)

J.N. Pallet Co. in Conneautville, Pa., to pay fines for child labor violations following US Labor Department investigation

(J.N Pallet Co.)

US Labor Department sues Subway franchisee to recover back wages, damages for 68 employees of 5 Ohio eateries

(Subway. Joseph Hray and Tammy Hray)

US Labor Department to re-propose 'parental exemption' of child labor in agriculture rule

(Re-Propose Parental Exemption of Child Labor in Agriculture)

US Department of Labor fines Pick 'n Save in Sheboygan, Wis., $20,000 for allowing minors to operate paper balers in violation of child labor laws

(Ultra Mart Foods-Sheboygan Wisconsin)

US Department of Labor prevents shipment of strawberries following investigation of Santa Cruz, Calif.-based labor contractor Jorge Castro Farms

(Jorge Castro farms)

US Labor Department finds S & H Pallet Industries of Waveland, Ind., in violation of child labor regulations after wood notcher severs 17-year-old worker's arm

(S & H Pallet Industries)

US Labor Department fines Piggly Wiggly franchises in Alabama and Mississippi $53,000 in penalties for child labor violations

(Piggly Wiggly)

Chuck E. Cheese's pays more than $28,000 in fines for child labor violations at 9 Bay Area locations, following US Labor Department investigation

(Chuck E. Cheese's)

Blueberry enterprise in Judsonia, Ark., assessed $8,000 in civil money penalties for child labor violations following US Labor Department investigation

(Double Spring Grass Farm in Judsonia)

Judge upholds civil money penalties assessed by US Labor Department to Progressive Protein in Omaha, Neb., for child labor violations

(Progressive Protein)

Huddle House franchises in Georgia, Missouri and West Virginia agree to comply with federal labor laws following US Labor Department investigations

(Huddle House)

Cheddar's Casual Cafe to pay more than $161,000 in back wages and damages to employees in Oklahoma and Texas following US Labor Department investigation

(Cheddar's Casual Cafe)

230 employees of Georgia barbeque and seafood restaurant chain receive $104,000 in back wages following US Department of Labor investigation

(This is It)

US Labor Department proposes updates to child labor regulation

(PROPOSED REGULATION)

US Department of Labor finds child labor and minimum wage violations at 3 Southwest Washington berry farms, assesses $73,000 in penalties

(Columbia Fruit LLC)

Baton Rouge, La., amusement enterprise to pay more than $25,000 in civil money penalties for child labor violations following US Labor Department investigation

(Blue Bayou Waterpark LLC)

US Department of Labor assesses civil money penalties to Marble Slab Creamery in Austin, Texas, for child labor violations

(Marble Slab Creamery)

York, Pa., golf resort agrees to pay more than $60,000 in back wages and fines following Labor Department investigation

(Heritage Hills Association)

US Labor Department secures judgment with contempt finding against Long Island catering hall, restaurant and officers

(Westbury Manor)

Home health care company in Dallas agrees to pay 80 nurses more than $92,000 in back wages following US Labor Department investigation

(Acapella In Home Care LLC)

US Labor Department fines Louisiana Piggly Wiggly grocery store nearly $35,000 for illegally requiring 52 minors to perform hazardous jobs

(Louisiana Piggly Wiggly)

US Labor Department to focus on small grocery stores in Alabama and Mississippi to prevent abuses of child labor and low-wage workers

(Prevents child labor in Alabama and Mississippi grocery stores)

US Labor Department fines Marcus Theatres, Regal Cinemas and Wehrenberg movie theatre chains more than $277,000 for child labor violations

(Regal Cinemas Inc, Marcus Theatre Corp.)

US Labor Department's penalty upheld against Brooklyn, NY, restaurant following the death of a teen employee

(The Pearl Room)

US Labor Department investigators discover migrant housing and child labor law violations at Michigan blueberry farms

(Michigan Blueberries)

US Labor Department fines Natick, Mass., hardware store and company president for child labor law violations following serious injury of teen employee

(Hometown Paint and hardware Inc.)

US Labor Department cites Nickerson Farms for child labor violations

(Nickerson Farms)

McDonald's franchise owner agrees to pay nearly $30,500 in back wages and child labor penalties after US Labor Department investigation

(B and D's, McDonalds)

US Department of Labor announces stiffer penalties for illegal employment of children

(Stiffer penalties for illegal employment of children)

US Department of Labor plans for new blueberry season with enforcement initiative

(New jersey Blueberry)

Repeat offender Arizona farm labor contractor again found in violation by US Labor Department investigators

(Armando Rivas)

US Labor Department recovers more than $288,000 in back wages for employees of 6 Queens, NY, supermarkets

(Bravo Supermarket)

US Department of Labor assesses more than $65,000 in civil money penalties to Nebraska grocery store chain for child labor violations

(bag N' Save Grocery Stores)

US Department of Labor resolves case with Orem, Utah-based company for $500,000 in civil money penalties for child labor violations

(Western Wats Center)

US Department of Labor ongoing initiative cites 5 retail establishments in South Florida for child labor violations

(Five Florida Research Establishments)

US Labor Department orders Superior Super Warehouse to pay more than $79,000 for child labor violations in Southern California

(Superior Super Warehouse)

US Department of Labor cites 2 retail establishments in Northpark Mall, Ridgeland, Miss., for child labor violations

(United Artists Northpack Stadium)

McDonald's franchise owner pays more than $38,000 in back wages following US Labor Department investigation

(Shawn Malik Inc.)

US Department of Labor cites 15 retail establishments in Hoover, Mobile and Montgomery, Ala., for child labor violations

(Retail establishments for Child Labor violations)

US Labor Department fines Walt's Food Center $55,000 for child labor violations involving 23 children in 6 grocery stores

(Walt's Food Center)

US Department of Labor fines Tempel Grain Elevators LLP of Wiley, Colo., more than $1.6 million following teenage worker's death

(Tempel Grain Elevators)

US Department of Labor takes legal action against oil and gas well servicing business in Hobbs, NM, following death of a minor

(MWS Management Inc.)

US Labor Department finds child labor and minimum wage law violations at Vineland, NJ, vegetable farm

(Vineland Vegetable Farm)

US Labor Department agriculture investigations in Michigan find violations of migrant housing and child labor laws

(Michigan Agriculture)

U.S. Department of Labor reaches out to local businesses to determine compliance with federal child labor laws

U.S. Department of Labor uncovers child labor and migrant and seasonal farm labor violations on Bladen and Craven counties, N.C., blueberry farms

(North Carolina Blueberry Farms)

U.S. Labor Department cites Kansas grocer for child labor violations Kingman-based company pays more than $34,000 in civil money penalties

(White's Foodliner)

U.S. Labor Department cites Cordia Corp., Midwest Marketing Group Inc. of Fremont, Neb., for child labor violations

(Cordia Corp)

U.S. Labor Department cites Build-A-Bear-Workshop Inc. of St. Louis for child labor violations disclosed at locations in 5 states

(Build a Bear)

One Clothing ordered to pay more than $55,000 in back wages and penalties resulting from U.S. Department of Labor investigation

(o&K inc)

U.S. Labor Department assesses Atlanta-based Demon Demo Inc. maximum child labor penalty following death of teen at demolition site

(Demon Demo Inc.)

Houston-based company to pay more than $125,000 in back overtime wages Agreement follows U.S. Labor Department investigation

(Butch's Waterproofing)

Dairy Queen in East Grand Forks, Minn., cited for federal child labor violations

(Dairy Queen in Minn)

U.S. Labor Department cites Smith's Restaurant, Bolivar, Mo., for overtime, minimum wage and child labor violations

(Smith's Restaurant Bolivar, MO)

U.S. Labor Department cites Hart Management Inc. of Blair, Neb., for child labor violations

(9hart Management Inc, Pizza Hut)

U.S. Labor Department cites Central States Industrial Supply Inc., Omaha, Neb., for overtime and child labor violations

(Central States Industrial Supply Inc)

U.S. Labor Department cites Hy-Vee Inc. of West Des Moines, Iowa, for multiple child labor violations at 4 stores in Nebraska

(Hy Vee Inc.)

U.S. Labor Department investigation of Ohio hotels and employment service companies reveals violations of FLSA, including child labor provisions

(Ohio Hotels)

U.S. Labor Department finds child labor violations at malls in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and West Palm Beach, Fla.

(mall Initiative)

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