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      03-27-2020, 11:49 AM   #89
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I was lucky enough to get to do that right before Christmas.

I could stand to do it again....man talking about blowing off some steam!
Let's do it. Heck - I'll even bring the MINI so we are on an even playing field. hehe.
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We had talked about taking the Vette into the mountains this weekend for a little ride.

But now I will be working.......I'm not complaining though. It's a good problem to have right now.
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We had talked about taking the Vette into the mountains this weekend for a little ride.

But now I will be working.......I'm not complaining though. It's a good problem to have right now.
Yeah - I am working too, but watching our business hemorrhage about $1MM per week.

Getting ready to reduce staff shortly - my position is safe - but it means I will be having to do the job of several others too.
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Yeah - I am working too, but watching our business hemorrhage about $1MM per week.

Getting ready to reduce staff shortly - my position is safe - but it means I will be having to do the job of several others too.
That's what sucks. We already run very lean......but I hate having to have that conversation with someone when it comes up.

If it were a performance issue....it's different. But when that person has been a "loyal" employee that you could always count on....it makes it so much worse.
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That's what sucks. We already run very lean......but I hate having to have that conversation with someone when it comes up.

If it were a performance issue....it's different. But when that person has been a "loyal" employee that you could always count on....it makes it so much worse.
Yup - at this time, the cuts were made to union plant workers - which are technically on furlough and receiving some incomes - so that wasn't too bad. The expected cuts soon are for a couple of bad performers, so it isn't too bad either, other than the fact that I have a hiring freeze and can't replace them.
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