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  •  No, it isn't. (1+ / 0-)
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    CitizenOfEarth

    My daughter did a great deal of useful work at her internship this summer without getting paid.
      She did get college credits instead (which she doesn't need, and in fact had to pay for.)

    "We the People of the United States...." -U.S. Constitution

    by elwior on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 11:06:05 AM PDT

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    •  Then that was illegal. (2+ / 0-)
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      My daughter did a great deal of useful work at her internship this summer without getting paid.
      I have no doubt you are correct. But it was still illegal. One of many illegal labor practices that nevertheless happen routinely here in the USA.

      See my other comment, "It's true. But rarely enforced."

      "The true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals." - Barack Obama

      by HeyMikey on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 11:15:45 AM PDT

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