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Transition to the winter season

Discussion in 'Business Fundamentals' started by deathvalley6, Dec 8, 2003.

  1. deathvalley6

    deathvalley6 Junior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 1

    I need some help with transition from summer work to winter work. How does everyone make snow removal worth while for their guys when they are layed off for winter and on call for snow?Thanks anyone that can help!
  2. apkole

    apkole Member
    Messages: 75

    Because all of our business is seasonal contracts, we offer our equipment operators a minimum seasonal earnings contract. The contract is based on the time the route will take multiplied by their hourly earnings, then multiplied by the average number of times we cycle. If we exceed the hours we estimate, then the pay reverts back to their hourly rate.

    It's nothing to live off from, but it is an incentive to stick with us year after year. Pay is from $12/hr to $20/hr depending on length of time with company and equpment they are operating.