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    Two ShopRite Stores Fined for Underage Workers

    ELIZABETH, N.J. - Two Ocean County ShopRite stores have been fined almost $200,000 for violating U.S. Department of Labor youth employment rules, according to published reports.

    ELIZABETH, N.J. - Two Ocean County ShopRite stores have been fined almost $200,000 for violating U.S. Department of Labor youth employment rules, according to published reports.

    Toms River-based Perlmart Inc., owns the companies that run the stores, which are located in Toms River and Manahawkin, N.J., according to the Associated Press and local news sources.
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    The Department of Labor said it had discovered more than 150 violations at the two stores, including improperly permitting minors to use a cardboard baler, and allowing underage employees to work beyond legal hours.

    Perlmart has agreed to pay $198,407 in fines and promised to rectify the problems at the stores, according to the agency.

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