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2/13/2005

Wal-Mart Settles Child Labor Cases

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, will pay $135,540 to settle federal charges that it broke child labor laws, the Labor Department said Saturday.

The 24 violations, which occurred at stores in Arkansas, Connecticut and New Hampshire, had to do with teenage workers who used hazardous equipment such as a chain saw, paper bailers and fork lifts. (MORE >>>)

This really doesn't surprise me at all that Wal-Evil-Mart is now putting minors in harms way in order to make a buck.

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