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Response to DollarBillHines (Reply #32)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 03:59 PM

38. OK, let's take that apart a little -

Six guys pick say 14 tons, so that's $4200. But half of that goes to the "vineyard management company" , whatever the hell that is. Sounds to me like a 50% kickback of each worker's wages to some jobber.


So that leaves , $2100

Split 6 ways - $350.

Say it takes a week to complete the harvest - $2450 for a week's pay.

How many hours is that? I'm guessing 7 - 12 hour days of back breaking labor.

It comes with full dental and medical, right?

It comes with a 401K, right?

BTW, what are those workers earning at your vineyard next month? $2450 sounds like a lot, but when it's the last big pay check for the next three or four or six months........

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