I work for a food establishment and my general manager has her 13 and 15 yr old son working there. The 15 year old is on payroll but the 13 yr old is paid cash. His mother knows of this and so does the corporate office. I have the proof. I can't go to corporate with this information. I have become more and more emotionally distressed Knowing all this information but not what to do with it. Do I have any options here?
This is not a family law question, and I am not sure what category it falls into, but if you go to anyone, you will be a "whistle-blower" My recommendation is that you contact a lawyer in Stillwater who does general civil litigation and see if you can get some guidance.
There are protections in the law for WBs, but you need counsel. Look up general practice or civil litigators in the find a lawyer section here in AVVO
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You could report this to the US Department of Labor. There is an exception to child labor laws for the owner of the business, but I wouldn't think that would apply to an employees children.
You will have protection against retaliation under the law.
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