Chipotle to pay $7.7M to N.J. in ‘groundbreaking’ case over child labor law violations, state says

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Chipotle Mexican Grill will pay New Jersey $7.7 million to settle “alleged widespread and persistent violations” of the state’s child labor laws, the state said Tuesday. New Jersey, calling the settlement “groundbreaking,” said Chipotle agreed to what the state calls a “far-reaching compliance plan” to make sure the franchise doesn’t […]

NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Attorney General’s Office Announce Historic $7.75M Settlement of Child Labor Law Violations

NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Attorney General’s Office Announce Historic $7.75M Settlement of Child Labor Law Violations with Chipotle Mexican Grill Fast-Food Chain Agrees to Compliance Plan after Audit Finds Meal Breaks, Scheduling Caps for Minors Disregarded   Settlement Agreement TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development […]

Owner of Farm Labor Contracting Company Pleads Guilty in Racketeering Conspiracy Involving the Forced Labor of Mexican Workers | OPA

Bladimir Moreno, 55, pleaded guilty in federal court in Tampa, Florida, to charges of conspiracy under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act and conspiracy to commit forced labor. A federal grand jury in the Middle District of Florida had previously returned a six-count indictment against multiple defendants for […]