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[*] posted on 5-17-2021 at 08:49 AM
A HUGE F.U.B.A.R.


A HUGE F.U.B.A.R.

As a brother kiter once said about his screw up at Ivanpah... life got in the way. Well, It happened to me this year and I apologize to all.

I own and operate 2 business's and employ 7 people until lately. CoVid, stimulus checks and drugs cut my staff to 3. Me, my wife and 1 artist.

Well, my screen printer and his wife who also worked for me, 3 kids, a nanny, a big pay check and 6 stimulus checks made them just stop coming to work! Why work when you got over 10k in your pocket? They then pumped 5k worth of crack in their veins, swerved a car, got busted, put in jail for at least 6 months, kids to Child Services and the nanny was all of a sudden homeless. What a mess!

With several thousand dollars in orders in house my wife and I have been busting our ass's to 11pm every night trying to get the work out the door and keep up on the bills. To make a long story shorter, as much as I wanted and needed to come to JIBE this year it was impossible.

For the last 10 years JIBE has been the highlight of my year and there's going to be hole in my heart till next year when I can again have fellowship and fun with everybody on the white sands of Jekyll Island.

The 2021 JIBE shirt will be posted here on PKW in a couple of days. I'll have a good deal for those that want to order, and i'll pay the postage. Hope you all had a good time. Please accept my most sincere apology for missing seeing and being with everybody on the beach.

Check back soon for a look at the official 2021 JIBE t-shirt and ordering instructions if you want any.

Good winds for all, Davis AKA D Cheeks




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[*] posted on 5-17-2021 at 09:35 AM


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[*] posted on 5-17-2021 at 02:34 PM


There was a local businessman on the radio out here last week basically with the same story. He said it is impossible to hire help as the economy reopens because you are competing against the government who is offering a similar, guaranteed income for people to STAY home. He couldn't get people to drive the trucks, stock the inventory or man the registers. My company recently raised the minimum wage several dollars above the state minimum because the production people they've been trying to recruit have told HR that it's simply "not worth it" to them to come in and work for a few dollars more per hour then they are paid to stay home. That is messed up.



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[*] posted on 5-19-2021 at 08:26 AM


Quote: Originally posted by B-Roc  
My company recently raised the minimum wage several dollars above the state minimum because the production people they've been trying to recruit have told HR that it's simply "not worth it" to them to come in and work for a few dollars more per hour then they are paid to stay home. That is messed up.


Surely they don't get both?




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[*] posted on 5-20-2021 at 05:57 AM


Quote: Originally posted by BeamerBob  
Quote: Originally posted by B-Roc  
My company recently raised the minimum wage several dollars above the state minimum because the production people they've been trying to recruit have told HR that it's simply "not worth it" to them to come in and work for a few dollars more per hour then they are paid to stay home. That is messed up.


Surely they don't get both?


No, they don't get both. We are trying to entice people to come back to work and they are telling us its better for them to have the government pay them slightly less money to sit on the couch.




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