"Teachers, Paraeducators OK Pacts"

The Michigan Saginaw News recently reported on the agreement reached between the Midland County Educational Service Agency Board of Educationand two employee groups:

(Jeff Clark) said the agreements froze salaries for the 2006-07 year and give workers a 2.7percent pay increase for 2007-08 and a 1.75 percent increase for 2008-09.

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pay for mandatory pd

I am an hourly paid teachers assistant in a charter school. We don't receive any benefits, paid holidays, and apprarently are unable to collect unemployment in the summer. We haven't received raises in at least 3 years. Now we are being told that we have to do 12 hours of unpaid mandatory proffesional development during school days off. Should we be getting paid since we are hourly employees? I can't seem to find the answer to this question anywhere.