Wendy’s, Fazoli’s franchises in southern Wisconsin penalized for violating labor laws
A franchise company that operates several Wendy’s restaurants and one Fazoli’s location in southwestern Wisconsin has been fined for violating child labor laws.

Manna Inc. is based in Louisville, Kentucky and operates Wendy’s and Fazoli’s restaurants in nine states. The company will pay a civil penalty of $157,114 for violations in 99 restaurants.

It owns three Wendy’s in Madison, two in Janesville, one each in Fitchburg and Sun Prairie. The company also owns one Fazoli’s in Madison. 38 minors were found to work in those 8 restaurants.

U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and House Division (WHD) said Manna Inc. violated child labor requirements as set by the Fair Labor Standards Act when it allowed 14- and 15-year-old employees to work outside of legally approved hours and more hours than allowed by law, according to a release by the department...   ...more

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