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4/2/10 at 12:17am
It was a hard day I am not getting any younger. So I was sore. I did well for myself money wise. In December the way I am paid changed. I went from a wage I was satisfied with by the hour. To $10 plus 10% of what I do. I always make it work for me. There are still some gray areas where certain kind of things get 0%. I sometimes don't care others I say I don't work for $10/0% I work $10/10%. They seem to get it and leave me alone. But I sometimes just do it. I always end up at least $2.50 hr better per pay day. Some times $5/$6 for a week. On some days I have made $12 more per hour.
So with the economy not being great I guess I can't complain. If things get better I should make about $5 hr more always.
But yesterday they tricked me ( I tricked myself as I know the job) for a commercial job special price half what the normal charge is. $800 I get 10% they throw in a $200 job I get 10%. Not bad I also get $10 hr? But the $800 should be $1600 and I should of spent the whole day. I did in 4 1/2 hours and my back hates me. I am one stiff sore man. 7.5 hrs $175 is fine for a working man like myself but I am getting older. I am not 25 I am 43 and the body can't do the same amount of brute force all day.
Don't feel too sorry for me I do have days where I bring in $2000 in 8 hours so $200+80/8=more than I have ever made before cleaning furniture and carpet/rugs.
I know TMI but Friday and the forum is slow! The boss always pays on time. In my 18 years working for 4 company's none have ever missed a pay day, ever, Larry. I would be in bad shape if they did.
This might be something Larry would appreciate more than others. I am an employee. So SS, workers comp, taxes, I pay $125 every two weeks for health insurance. They buy all equipment and supplies book the jobs. I do the work and get a pay check free and clear except the deductions I said.
Anyway Aliens 3 day weekend started now. How all you doing?