This is not meant to be a political statement or a social statement in any way. I am just speaking on what I know, what I have experienced and what I see here at LawnSite and other business owners I speak to....
Times have changed. People do not work as hard as they used to. They do not want to work unless they are over-compensated. It is more and more difficult to find hard-working employees now than ever before.
If people in general are going to get upset that you are hiring hispanic labor, tough. It's your business and you are in business to make money. You have to do what is best for you and your business.