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The store owners and even its employees all deny the accusations, as does the store's lawyer. But OSHA's David Michaels compares the store owners to New York City sweatshop laborers of the early 1900s: "A century later, we still find employers locking in their employees or otherwise obstructing emergency exit access." Owners Luis Corona and the Mermaid Meat Co. are being charged with fines that total $62,300.
· Supermarket Locked in Workers at Night: Feds [NBC]