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A Louisville-based franchisee was slapped with a six-figure fine from the federal government, which said it violated child labor laws at 99 Wendy's and Fazoli's restaurants in nine states.
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Manna Inc. was ordered to pay a penalty of $157,114 after hundreds of minors were discovered to be working outside of legally approved hours at Manna-operated restaurant locations in Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee and Wisconsin, the Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division said.
The department said that allowing 14- and 15-year-old employees "to work outside of legally approved hours, and for more hours than allowed by law" violated child labor requirements.