Brickman

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by old oak lawn, Nov 30, 2009.

  1. miket0313

    miket0313 Banned
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    Crew leaders and everybody above them make good money. Everybody under crew leaders well they dont.
     
  2. exmark614

    exmark614 LawnSite Member
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    I think if that were the case, we'd be having to pay our guys that or more otherwise they'd be all flocking to them.
     
  3. silverado212

    silverado212 LawnSite Senior Member
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    I know plenty of hard working Americans. They are not willing to work for that kind of money. I won't leave the house for that. The only reason the mexicans can do it is because they come here with nothing and live 10 to an apartment. Even without a vehicle payment a percon could barely if at all make it on $8 something an hour. But the way the economy is going there might be alot of americans begging for those jobs because they can't find anything paying better, because the CEO's want all the money and the workers to be poor. The theory of when your workers are starving they will work harder and more. Well BS
     
  4. exmark614

    exmark614 LawnSite Member
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    Without those evil profit loving CEO's, there wouldn't be any businesses. Including yours. Which ever truck or mower you use, there is a CEO to that company that probly has a multi million dollar salary. And to them giving workers poor wages? No offense, but look at the jobs they are doing, it's not mechanical engineering, it's landscape maintenance. To be a laborer, you don't have to have a lot of knowledge. I'm sure you as an owner make much much more than your laborers, therefore do you want your workers to be poor? You have to answer that. I pay my guys good wages, they however aren't 35 yr old men trying to feed a family, they are college aged guys that work hard and just need money to pay for school. I work them very hard, 60+ hrs in the summer and I pay them fair wages ($12/hr), I only have 2 employees and at this moment, I'd much rather have those two and I working rather than 2 crews doing a 35-40 hour week with 2-3 guys out working in that crew and they get paid dirt.
     
  5. miket0313

    miket0313 Banned
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    They dont live 10 to a apartment, brickman pays for their apartments. But I do know they carpool 11 to a minivan. Funniest thing you can ever see. You see a minivan pull up. You blink and there is 11 guys coming at you.
     
  6. exmark614

    exmark614 LawnSite Member
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    Not really something I'd be proud of as a company....
     
  7. exmarkman2760

    exmarkman2760 LawnSite Member
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    We all wish we could be like them so stop hating on them.
     
  8. XLS

    XLS LawnSite Silver Member
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    Tommy G69 dont make claims like that , oneday you wish to be up there with brickman

    we are far from brickman and we get ridiculed by some of these guys just for being this big , i dont know why they do it but its crazy and childish at best how some act toward the idea of someone bigger then someone else lol
     
  9. exmark614

    exmark614 LawnSite Member
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    I aspire to be like them, however I would not import mexicans to work, pay em dirt, and ship em back.
     
  10. exmarkman2760

    exmarkman2760 LawnSite Member
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    I understand the labor part but Im talking about how they operate as a company.
     

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