East Hampton Restaurant Cited For Labor Violations

An Asian food restaurant in East Hampton was shut down after state labor department inspectors found that it was illegally hiring minors. Acting on a complaint from the parent of an underage worker, the Connecticut Labor Department shut down the Hung Won Restaurant at 11 East High St. in East Hampton after finding a number of workplace violations. The inspectors determined that the owner of the restaurant, Jimmy Chan, had been illegally hiring and employing minors without the necessary paperwork or workers’ compensation insurance. Five underage employees were involved.

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