RE: Here's another winner - guess the pay

Subject: RE: Here's another winner - guess the pay
From: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
To: voxwoman <voxwoman -at- gmail -dot- com>, Suzette Leeming <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 14:38:34 -0500

Uniforms. At McD, I mean.

BTW, the woman who comes to clean our house once a week (Ottawa,
Ontario) gets $15 per hour for 3 hours (-ish). No agency. Our
buck is running about par with your buck, these days.
Just for perspective.

On the third hand, my youngest brother's first wife started
flipping burgers at McD while at college (then did every
other job in the store), became a store manager, and then
a regional manager, at *considerably* more than minimum wage.
She was being groomed for the executive ranks before
quitting to go teach in some far-eastern country.
Apparently, McD was so good to her while she was getting her
degree in Education, that she stayed with them full-time for
several years before deciding to return to her passion.

Currently, in Ontario, Canada, as a TW, I make a LOT more than
the cleaning lady or the burger flippers, but considerably
less than either little brother OR his first wife (before
the career switch).
But then, he still lives in Toronto-ish, and commutes by car about
3 hours per day, while I can commute to my job in less than an
hour and fifteen minutes.... on foot, in winter, when I don't
take the bicycle (28 minutes if the streets are relatively
bare -and THANK YOU, Schwalbe for the Marathon Winter tire
with ice studs)

It's all relative. Location makes a big difference.

I don't know that I'd want to _work_ in Florida, but
retiring there still holds some charm.

-k (Looking out the window and rather dreading the bike-ride
home this evening, on 5cm of today's fresh snow overlaid by
currently falling freezing rain... hindsight is so much more
common than foresight, ain't it?)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: voxwoman
> Sent: January-31-12 12:37 PM
> To: Suzette Leeming
> Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: Here's another winner - guess the pay
> Suzette, if it's an agency, the company is paying a higher rate. But
> even
> then, it's a ridiculous wage for someone with that skill set.
> Also, are McDonald's burger flippers in Ontario nudists?
> -Wendy
> On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 11:33 AM, Suzette Leeming
> <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com
> > wrote:
> > The minimum wage in Ontario is $10.25, so you could definitely make
> more
> > flipping burgers at McDonalds, plus you wouldn't have the clothing
> expense.
> >
> > It seems to me some big corporations are trying to take advantage of
> the
> > current economic difficulties in Florida, on the backs of desperate
> people.
> >
> > I'd love to know the company (the posting was from an employment
> agency);
> > I'd organize a boycott of any product/service they make or sell. It's
> that
> > offensive.
> >
> > Suzette Leeming
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 11:15 AM, Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com
> > >wrote:
> >
> > > On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 10:29 AM, William Sherman
> > > <bsherman77 -at- embarqmail -dot- com> pased along another job descriptioin:
> > > > a.. Starting pay $10.00
> > >
> > > Seriously? *boggles* In my neck of the woods greeters at Wal-Mart
> > > earn more than that. Heck, I can almost match that flipping
> burgers
> > > at McDonald's.
> > >
> > > *makes note to self NOT to retire to Florida*

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