WAL-MART FINED FOR CHILD LABOR VIOLATIONS

AUGUSTA, Maine -- Wal-Mart Stores has agreed to pay $205,650 for violating more than 1,400 child labor laws in Maine, the Maine Bureau of Labor Standards here said last week.Violations were found at all of the Bentonville, Ark.-based chain's 20 discount stores and Supercenters in the state.The majority of the violations involved teens working more daily and/or weekly hours than allowed under the state's

AUGUSTA, Maine -- Wal-Mart Stores has agreed to pay $205,650 for violating more than 1,400 child labor laws in Maine, the Maine Bureau of Labor Standards here said last week.

Violations were found at all of the Bentonville, Ark.-based chain's 20 discount stores and Supercenters in the state.

The majority of the violations involved teens working more daily and/or weekly hours than allowed under the state's child labor laws, Lynne Lamstein, director of outreach and education for

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