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Old 02-15-2011, 06:20 PM
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Brickman / H2B ?

Does anyone know if Brickman is bringing in H2B guys this year ? Have heard that they are not using the H2b guys anymore and that they will be hiring local guys . If this is true then there prices will go up since thier labor cost will increase by alot . This will also mean there will be less of an avalible labor force come spring .
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Old 02-15-2011, 06:23 PM
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it should also mean all the American LCOs that stuggle to compete with Brickman stupid low prices should have a better chance...hope it goes that way
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Old 02-15-2011, 07:53 PM
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This will also mean there will be less of an avalible labor force come spring .
pay more and offer more benefits...guarantee it won't affect your workforce.
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Old 02-15-2011, 10:59 PM
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and with the good ole white bread doing the work, quality should plummet!
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Old 02-16-2011, 08:58 AM
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not sure about that but it will make for some interesting changes in our local green industry.
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Old 02-16-2011, 09:18 AM
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Without the hispanic workforce in this area there is no industry. There was no industry before they got here in around 1990. Other areas might be different. I was a worker in the 80's and worked with americans. A wild time my boss had a miserable time, made no money. The stuff these guys did. Ah the memories. Smoking pot,coke, booze coming on to every wife and daughter, breaking equipment to avoid work,treating the trucks like demo derby. It was CRAZY.
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Old 02-16-2011, 09:24 AM
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Without the hispanic workforce in this area there is no industry. There was no industry before they got here in around 1990. Other areas might be different. I was a worker in the 80's and worked with americans. A wild time my boss had a miserable time, made no money. The stuff these guys did. Ah the memories. Smoking pot,coke, booze coming on to every wife and daughter, breaking equipment to avoid work,treating the trucks like demo derby. It was CRAZY.
Sounds like how every construction/ concrete/ drywall company is here. A bunch of dope heads.
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Old 02-16-2011, 11:29 AM
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Sounds like how every construction/ concrete/ drywall company is here. A bunch of dope heads.
i think that is the across the world!
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Old 02-17-2011, 10:12 PM
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Its like anything else you have some good and some bad.
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Old 02-17-2011, 10:28 PM
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I tried hiring an american 24yrs old. His resume was great,met him nice guy I was so happy. Other LCO's called me crazy,naive and plain stupid. I believed they were wrong. First day drove a Z into a pond (towed out) not cheap. Second day spunn the tires in the dump and ran over a Big Wheel (kid barely escaped) his dad freaked and was right. I fired him he threatened to sue me. Wanted unemployment. That same night customer calls me and says he found his pot pipe on the side of his house (he thought maybe it was a cigarette)The guy was dangerous. Sad part the spanish guys did not want to tell on him.They were going to do his share of the work.
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