French Baker Fined $3,700 for Working Too Much

A man carries a cart full of baguettes as a sign reads 'French traditionnal baguette' during Europain 2014, a World Bakery, Patisserie and Catering exhibition held in Villepinte, north of Paris, on March 9, 2014. AFP PHOTO / PIERRE ANDRIEU (Photo credit should read PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/Getty Images)

French authorities have fined a bread baker €3,000 ($3,700) for keeping his bakery open seven days a week, when the laws stipulate a mandatory day off.


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