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Diamond Jo parent company facing labor violations

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

The company which operates Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque is facing violations in wage and child labor law.

Peninsula Gaming LLC has been fined $9,300.

The U.S. Labor Department says it found teenagers at Diamond Jo operating trash compactors in violation of federal safety provisions.

A spokesman for Peninsula says the company disputed some of the allegations and has taken other steps to eliminate the violations.

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