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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 7:42 am    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

AZ Landshaper wrote:
Is it legal to expect my employee to pay for a share of this? Id be more than happy to see this happen. This guy has been on a tare lately. He should be feeling some of this in his wallet. Maybe feeling the pain would end his carelessness.

That would be a question for your lawyer and/or insurance company. It sounds to me like a good way to lose an employee.

As for the original question, I would bring it to a competent metal shop and see what they say. Trying some kind of repair on your own would only make it worse. Suck up the cost and claim it on your insurance.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 5:31 pm    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

AZ Landshaper wrote:
Is it legal to expect my employee to pay for a share of this? Id be more than happy to see this happen. This guy has been on a tare lately. He should be feeling some of this in his wallet. Maybe feeling the pain would end his carelessness.

it's certainly legal for you to fire your employee for negligence or failure to perform their duties as prescribed by you, the business owner.
i would approach this conversation with this in mind.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 7:50 pm    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:25 pm    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

AZ Landshaper wrote:
My employee swiped the legs out from below a clients yard art. She wants it fixed. Isnt real picky about how but wants it back in the yard by jobs end. Itís some cheap ass brass alloy from China. Local welder said no luck. Another guy quoted me $600. Iím considering some repair involving jb weld. Not even sure thatís gonna work. Whadayathink?
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Step one, Fire Employee
You don't want a thief on your payroll going from job to job, stealing from your customers.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:46 pm    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

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AZ Landshaper wrote:
My employee swiped the legs out from below a clients yard art. She wants it fixed. Isnt real picky about how but wants it back in the yard by jobs end. Itís some cheap ass brass alloy from China. Local welder said no luck. Another guy quoted me $600. Iím considering some repair involving jb weld. Not even sure thatís gonna work. Whadayathink?
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Step one, Fire Employee
You don't want a thief on your payroll going from job to job, stealing from your customers.


I think he means his employee hit the thing with a lawnmower or some sort which knocked the legs off the giant bronze shrimp eating bird. Although it would be a bit comical to see said employee trying to randomly stash two bird legs.

I'm to invested in this, AZ Landscaper. Hope it works out for ya, gotta agree with letting customer handle repairs and pass the bill along to you(or employee later). Will cost more but will put the issue behind you.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:36 am    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

It is legal to ask them to pay for some portion of the repair. Keep it simple , with cash and receipts , no ďworking for free ď to pay it off. That will get you into trouble.

If itís a problem employee, itís probation or ď welcome to your new career as a customerĒ time. ( Stolen from Loweís)
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:13 am    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

be sure you have a warranty period!!! like 30 seconds or 30 centimeters witch ever comes first.....or you will have to keep doing it for the rest of your life.....yes there are those people out there. it may be cheeper to just buy a new one or ofer them $500 compinsation.and take it out of whoo ever did it's check/pay...or can them and smile. (eye wood can them in a heart beat)
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 10:02 am    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

Everyone has overlooked the possibility that you are dealing with a defective Flamingo here. The customer might be trying you get you to pay for replacing a piece of junk that was an accident waiting to happen at any time. Evil or Very Mad
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 12:42 am    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

I think EMPI has pink flamingoes, or was that a bad movie?
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PostPosted: Sun May 02, 2021 8:52 am    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

Welp, did ya fix it?
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