Peru labour watchdog says McDonalds franchisee Arcos Dorados violated law over employee deaths

By Marco Aquino SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Peru´s labour watchdog has found McDonalds Corp´s Latin America franchisee Arcos Dorados guilty of six 'very serious' violations of local safety and health laws following the deaths of two employees in a restaurant kitchen. The Ministry of Labour´s regulating body (Sunafil) proposed that the company be fined $254,000 over the deaths.

Reuters December 27, 2019 01:06:34 IST
Peru labour watchdog says McDonalds franchisee Arcos Dorados violated law over employee deaths

Peru labour watchdog says McDonalds franchisee Arcos Dorados violated law over employee deaths

By Marco Aquino

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Peru´s labour watchdog has found McDonalds Corp´s Latin America franchisee Arcos Dorados guilty of six "very serious" violations of local safety and health laws following the deaths of two employees in a restaurant kitchen.

The Ministry of Labour´s regulating body (Sunafil) proposed that the company be fined $254,000 over the deaths.

Alexandra Porras, 18, and Carlos Campo, 19 were electrocuted last Sunday in Pueblo Libre, a district of the capital Lima, while cleaning the kitchen.

(Reporting by Marco Aquino, writing by Aislinn Laing; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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