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

Department of Labor employee: “I need a list of your employees and how much you pay them.”

Farmer:Well, there’s my farm 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 worker.  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.”

Wisconsin Department of labor employee:That’s the guy I want to talk to…the mentally challenged one.”

Farmer:That would be me. What can I do for you?”

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