At a McDonald’s in Kentucky, 10-year-olds worked past midnight, Department of Labor finds

By: - May 4, 2023 4:00 am

The investigation also found two 10-year-old children who were employed, but not paid, and sometimes worked as late as 2 a.m. They prepared food orders, cleaned the store, worked the drive-through window and operated a register. (Photo by Joe Raedle / Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
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Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.