Employment Standards determined a small woodworking shop owner was not paying proper wages to his help and sent an agent out to interview him.
"Well, there's Jake my finisher who's been with me for 3 years, I pay him $900 a week.
The apprentice Tom has been here for 6 months, and I pay him $500 a week.
Then there's the half-wit that works here about 18 hours a day. He makes $10 a week and I buy him a case of beer every Friday," replied the owner.
"That's the guy I want to talk to; the half-wit," says the agent."
Although, I do have a college degree; I know a lot of "graduates" that I would not even trust with a broom!
As many of us have worked a few different occupations( from janitor-to desk jockey-to manufacturing-to truck herder) I have seen that in some companies(STATE GOVERNMENT) that the worse you do the job the sooner they promote you to the offices that are only figure heads anyway!
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