Here are the reader poll results from the question posted throughout July on the Grounds Maintenance Web site, www.grounds-mag.com.
|Given the economic sluggishness, what's the No. 1 step you've taken to reduce expenses?||Delay/eliminate equipment purchases||28%|
|Reduce on-hand stocks of chemicals/fertilizers||5%|
|Cut back on pay raises/benefits||7%|
|Cut back number of employees||28%|
|None/have not needed to reduce expenses||25%|
Look for this new reader poll question at www.grounds-mag.com.
What hourly wage do you pay an entry level crew member?
A. Minimum wage
B. $6 to $7
C. $7 to $8
D. $8 to $9
E. $9 to $10
F. More than $10/hour
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