Michigan Dept. Of Labor .....

Discussion in 'The Pump House Saloon' started by JohnHenry, Jul 29, 2012.

  1. JohnHenry

    JohnHenry Well-Known Member

    The Michigan Department of Employment, Division of Labor Standards claimed a small farmer was not paying proper wages to his help and sent an agent out to investigate him.

    GOVT AGENT: I need a list of your employees and how much you pay them.

    FARMER: Well, there's my hired hand who's been with me for 3 years. I pay him $200 a week plus free room and board. Then there's the mentally challenged guy. He works about 18 hours every day and does about 90% of all the work around here. He makes about $10 per week, pays his own room and board, and I buy him a bottle of bourbon every Saturday night so he can cope with life. He also sleeps with my wife occasionally.

    GOVT AGENT: That's the guy I want to talk to - the mentally challenged one.

    FARMER: That would be me.
  2. Willie

    Willie Active Member

    Jul 31, 2003
    That is true for all small businessmen including me!

  3. BlackEagle

    BlackEagle Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Nov 25, 2011
  4. Willie

    Willie Active Member

    Jul 31, 2003
    And now we find out we didn't build it .......
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