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Old 08-04-2010, 01:08 AM   #81
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Re: Would You Wear Someones Else's Company Shirt On A Job??


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Ok, i have my own company, i have my own company t-shirts etc.. my truck is lettered etc...
Going to be working on a job as a sub... ok?
the GC has asked me to wear his company shirts as long as im on "his " job....?

Does this sound normal? this is a first for me...

i almost dont want to do it know....

your thoughts??//
free shirt, heck yes.
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Old 08-04-2010, 08:17 AM   #82
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It's a shirt.

Big friggin' deal.

Everyone in "uniform"/ same work logo'd shirt on the job looks professional.

Do it, or don't.

Take the job, or generate your own job and quit complaining.

Peace out, I have to book my vacation to Cabo, on my $26,000.00 salary.
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absolutly NOT!! you are not an employee working for a GC -
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Old 08-04-2010, 08:28 AM   #84
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Nope. Never. Not. Niet.


Hell NO!


Two words come to mind...........Prostitution and Slavery!
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That is weird. If you are a sub then you should be wearing whatever shirt you want within reason. The guy should be more concerned about your quality of work than what shirt you are wearing. I'd tell him to get a life; but not in those words.
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Pride is a great thing,.....

Sure don't pay the bills, though.
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Pride is a great thing,.....

Sure don't pay the bills, though.
I totally agree.It is very prideful for a GC to insist that the subcontractors that are contracting for him wear his shirt to make it look like he ,the GC,has more employees than he actually has.
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Agreed with so many of you...
im gonna tell, sorry ask him to pay my taxes and insurance then i will wear his company shirt....
yes pride is good, but sometimes can get you.

we will see what he has to say....
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Pride is a great thing,.....

Sure don't pay the bills, though.
Pride absolutely pays the bills.

Taking pride means you're taking the long view, not the short one.

It might not be the easiest road, the immediate road to quick gratification, but pride is the long road that ensure success long after the guys who prostituted themselves for a single job are nowhere to be found.

I think you nailed it - the common denominator for the root of the majority of contractors problems -begins with lack of pride.
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Why do elephants have such big ears?
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Wow contractor mentality at its finest.
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Do it, or don't.

Take the job, or generate your own job and quit complaining.
Just because you generated a job doesn't mean I didn't generate that same job. You would be the business I generated.
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How bout a shirt a day program. Where each trade get theirs day with all the fellow tradesmen wearing that specific trades shirt. Promoting brotherhood and unity for peace and harmony on a well ballenced job site. Hmmmmm, Hmmmmm,
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yea but your hardly working
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Old 08-04-2010, 07:25 PM   #94
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If I Can collect his uneployment and workers comp
I will wear his shirt
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yea but your hardly working
What?

How did you know?
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Old 08-04-2010, 07:40 PM   #96
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Why do elephants have such big ears?
To keep cool. So your saying keep your cool?
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tell him i will model his shirt for him. Or i can wear his shirt go into the wharehouses and tell them put it on this guys tab i work for him
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What?

How did you know?

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Re: Would You Wear Someones Else's Company Shirt On A Job??


OP, let me ask you this.

Why do yo have a problem wearing the GC's shirt..

What do you loose by wearing his shirt?

What do you gain by wearing your shirt?

I'd wear his wife panties on my head as long as his checks were good.

I truly don't see what the big deal is..

My subs wear my T-shirts all the time and I wear theirs as well..
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you wouldn't care about the check being good..admit it

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