The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) filed a complaint against Packers Sanitation Services, Inc., Ltd., (PSSL) for its alleged use of “oppressive child labor” in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). PSSL provides contract work at slaughterhouses and meat packing plants. The complaint alleges the company violated the FLSA by using dozens of minors, some as young as thirteen years old, to work “hazardous” overnight shifts cleaning the “killing floors” and “meat and bone cutting saws” in at least three JBS processing plants. The DOL is seeking permanent injunctive relief against PSSL.