I am having a horrible time trying to figure out how to keep employees. I have went through 6 new employees in 2 monthes. Is this common? Before 2 monthes ago I had never had an employee. The first one left because he threw out his back playing soft ball, the second one couldn't handle the heat, the 3rd one is still working for me. The 4th one got canned because he couldn't handle not having a cigarette throughout the day and I got tired of the whining. The 5th one got fired because I couldn't trust him. The next person I hire will be a crew leader, I am starting to think that I am part of the problem?! People just don't seem to want to work hard without whining about it. I am starting employees out @ $8.75 an hour, which is competitive in this market.