Restaurants: Closure of Shops in El Salvador

Authorities of the Ministry of Labor closed two restaurants of the Mister Donut chain, arguing that there are violations of labor rights and non-compliance with occupational health and safety standards.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The restaurants that were closed because of a latent risk to people, according to the authorities, are located at 29a. Calle Poniente and San José Park, in downtown San Salvador.

This is an urgent and legal measure to safeguard the life and physical integrity not only of the workers but also of the users, explains a statement from the Ministry of Labor.

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Elsalvador.com reports that "... a representative of the company confirmed that the corresponding appeals will be filed to deny the accusations made by the Ministry of Labor because it affirms that the company follows all the requirements of law and that is why these premises have remained open for many years."

The article adds that "... the gas tanks that the Ministry of Labor has pointed out as those that do not comply with legal provisions do have all the permits required by law and in addition, they receive constant maintenance from the company providing the service.

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