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Competitive Enterprise Institute Event Highlights Department of Labor’s Crimanlization of Volunteer Work at For-Profit Businesses

The Competitive Enterprise Institute and Heritage Foundation are co-hosting an event on December 9th (see event details, here and below), which highlights the Department of Labor’s absurd enforcement of the Fair Labor Standards Act that puts volunteering at for-profit businesses in its cross-hairs. As a result many family and community businesses have, unknowingly, run afoul of the law.

Teachers union leaders got big pay raises, report shows

By Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press

The Michigan Education Association’s top three elected leaders received double-digit percentage raises this year, including a nearly $49,000 bump in one instance that amounted to a 44% pay hike, according to documents filed recently with the U.S. Department of Labor.