North Carolina Chick-fil-A Fined For Paying Workers With Food Instead Of Money

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Months after Hendersonville, North Carolina’s Chick-fil-A received backlash on social media after asking a group of volunteers to drive through it, the same restaurant found itself in hot water again.

United States of America today reports that the Chick-fil-A location was fined by the U.S. Department of Labor after violating federal child labor and minimum wage regulations. In total, the restaurant fined him $6,450 and ordered him to pay his employees $235 in unpaid wages.

An investigation conducted by the Labor Department’s Wages and Hours Division revealed that a Hendersonville restaurant was paying drive-thru workers meal vouchers instead of wages. This violated the federal minimum wage law.In his July Facebook post at the restaurant, the volunteer stated that “every shift (one hour) he gets five free entrees.” It was done.

In addition, Chick-fil-A also violated federal child labor regulations by allowing three workers under the age of 18 to operate the garbage compactor.

“Child labor laws ensure that when young people work, their work does not endanger their health, well-being or educational opportunities.” United States of America today“Furthermore, employers are responsible for paying workers for all hours worked, and payments must be made in cash or fiat currency.”

In July of this year, after news of a Facebook call for volunteers at the Hendersonville location went viral, a Chick-fil-A representative issued the following statement: Washington Post keep yourself away.

“Most of the eateries were privately owned and had programs at privately owned restaurants. of director.

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