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Old 05-07-2012, 09:37 PM
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Does anyone make employees pay for bent blades and minor property damage that they cause? I never have, but there are employers in my area that do. They all tell me that their employees are much more cautious when they are held directly accountable for their mistakes. I must admit that it's pretty tempting.
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It's also illegal, but you could always plead ignorance.
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Old 05-07-2012, 09:53 PM
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Or just make it a warning before they start that you'll dock pay for dumbness
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Old 05-07-2012, 10:00 PM
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I like that idea. I might need to make an addition to the employee handbook. I think I will add 3 sections entitled dumbness, laziness, and forgetfulness. All punishable by 1 full day of trimming those rocky ditches that hurt like hell.
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Old 05-07-2012, 10:04 PM
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Don't forget to add something about string trimming poison ivy
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Old 05-07-2012, 10:11 PM
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Great idea. That will be strike 2. If this lawn care thing doesn't work out maybe I should look into human resources.
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