Michigan LCO's

Discussion in 'Network: Central' started by tiedeman, Sep 4, 2003.

  1. scraper69

    scraper69 LawnSite Senior Member
    from mi
    Messages: 477

    Any of you have a past employee start up their own biz.? I just saw one of my guys who worked for me for 3 yrs out today with a little trailer and some lawn equipment. What a bunch of sh&T... I hate shirtailers"" Punk kid. The second he starts moving in on my customers, HE's DONE>:hammerhead:
  2. MOOSE

    MOOSE LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 393

    scraper69, You should've had him sign a no compete agreement. I fired a guy who was with me for 5 years this winter. Never thought he would go after my clients. Well, he did. Clients were telling me about whenhe stopped by. Called him up and had him meet with me. Then pulled out the agreement. He signed.
  3. Axl

    Axl LawnSite Member
    Messages: 233

    Just wonderin when everybody is gonna start puttin their baggers on. Alot of my accounts already have leaves on their properties.
  4. Mower For Less

    Mower For Less LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 823

    I dont see the problem if he wasnt stealing your customers? Hopefully he learned enough from you not to be a lowballer. At least he stuck with you for 3 years, Im averaging about 2-3 months per guy.

  5. scraper69

    scraper69 LawnSite Senior Member
    from mi
    Messages: 477

    Its just bugs me, mostly cuz he is my cousins kid. He has avoided me at all cost, because he knows I will be pissed. Ohwell. He wont last, mostly because I let him go because he was a slacker in his last year. Showing up late, being lazy, getting thrown in jail, Oh and worst HE STOLE $$ from me.
    What a day!
  6. grant087

    grant087 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 184

    i'm sure his new customers will love him then......not
  7. macomb-lawn

    macomb-lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 278

    Anyone interested in a 8 x 20' Haulmark trailer? 2005/2006 model, white enclosed. We need a bigger one. Send me a PM if your interested or give me a call.


  8. scraper69

    scraper69 LawnSite Senior Member
    from mi
    Messages: 477

    Sounds like your having a "Going out of Buisness" sale!!!:dizzy:
  9. Mike's Lawn & Snow

    Mike's Lawn & Snow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 362

    Pallas- what's goin on i gave you a call but you never returned it just seeing if you stilll have somone available?
  10. macomb-lawn

    macomb-lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 278

    Nope, pre-winter clean up and moving sale. We have too much crap just taking up space, and some things we want to upgrade. If our trailer was just 2 feet longer, we could fit an additional machine in it which would save us a lot of time. We would need to send 2 trucks/trailers out. That, and we always upgrade stuff every year.

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