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Feds fine McDonald's franchisees with workers as young as 10

The Associated Press
Posted 5/12/23

Two 10-year-olds are among 300 children who worked at McDonald's restaurants illegally, a Labor Department investigation of franchisees in Kentucky found.

Agency investigators found the 10-year-olds received little or no pay at a McDonald's in Louisville, the Labor Department said. The franchisee for the Louisville store was among three McDonald's franchisees fined $212,000 in total by the department.

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