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Old 03-09-2010, 01:19 PM
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You make some good points. Here is where I disagree with you. When you were wearing that t-shirt you were not representing to work for BFG or NASCAR were you? You didn't hand out a business card that said "Jason W, Employee of BFG and NASCAR". His employee are not only wearing his shirt but are also REPRESENTING him. If he allows the employee to hand out business cards with the employee's name on it, while driving a vehicle with the business name on it, while wearing a business t-shirt, and using business machines then he is in a whole new boat.

I completely agree about the termination part though. You work for me and represent me so you will ONLY work for me and represent me. Deviation = termination! (you like that rhyming statement?! lol)


You may chose to allow them to pass out your cards but I would not allow them to pass out their own unless and until they become a team leader and are authorized to give bids (probably not recommended).

I see a potential problem where it would be easy to do a quick cash job with your equipment (thereby not only keeping the income from you but also costing you in fuel and equipment wear and tear). But all this goes back to, do you trust him or not?

Either way, let me pass on something my supervisor gave me some years ago: If you have to ask yourself whether you should or not, you already know the answer.....

At times like this it may be best to follow your gut feeling.
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