Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Lawn Care, Landscaping, and Property Management Forums > General Talk

General Talk If it doesn't fit anywhere else, post it here.

Got Inspected today


General Talk

If it doesn't fit anywhere else, post it here.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 08-09-2010, 11:31 PM
swstout's Avatar
swstout swstout is offline
Steve
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Canastota, NY
Age: 66
Posts: 1,082
Rep Power: 8
swstout is on a distinguished road
Default Got Inspected today

Got Inspected today
 
My office was “Inspected” today for Posting of Federal Ans South Carolina labor law Notices!
There are 5 SC Posts and 12 Federal Posts that are supposed to displayed where all employees can easily see.
 
SC
Workers’ Compensation
Unemployment Insurance
OSHA Safety and Health
Employment Discrimination
Payment of wages -Child Labor & Right-To-Know

Federal
Equal Opportunity
IRS Notice 797
Federal Minimum Wage
USERRA Rights and Benefits
Family and Medical Leave Act
IRS Notice of withholding/Earned Income Credit
Employee Polygraph Protection Notice
USCIS Discrimination Notice
Employee Right to Know Notice
Emergency Phone Numbers
Payday Notice
MSDS Station Material Safety Data Sheet

I had 5 out of date posters
None were posted on the walls of my office.

Fined $250.00 and given 30 days to get updated posters and all posted on my walls.

Have to go to court Friday at the County Courthouse.

Oh Yea, the posters are $9.95 each and you have to purchase the package of all 17 posters (from the county). Whatever it takes to make business easier!!!!

Steve
__________________


Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #2  
Old 08-09-2010, 11:58 PM
MountainViewGreenskeeper's Avatar
MountainViewGreenskeeper MountainViewGreenskeeper is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Mesa, AZ
Posts: 473
Rep Power: 6
MountainViewGreenskeeper is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Ouch sorry to hear that.
__________________
Colton
Mountain View Greenskeeper proudly offering yard care in the East Valley of Arizona.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-10-2010, 12:58 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 36,982
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Holy Crap! Sorry about that! Did you even know about this?

Steve,

What is their policy for this with a home office? Do they expect you to put it on your walls of your home office? What if no employees come in there?

Quote:
There are 5 SC Posts and 12 Federal Posts that are supposed to displayed where all employees can easily see.
What if the only place where the employees can easily see things is in the truck?

What organization inspects for this?
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 08-10-2010, 03:25 AM
swstout's Avatar
swstout swstout is offline
Steve
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Canastota, NY
Age: 66
Posts: 1,082
Rep Power: 8
swstout is on a distinguished road
Default Income

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve View Post
Holy Crap! Sorry about that! Did you even know about this?

Steve,

What is their policy for this with a home office? Do they expect you to put it on your walls of your home office? What if no employees come in there?



What if the only place where the employees can easily see things is in the truck?

What organization inspects for this?
I think that the reason I was "Inspected" is because I had received about 3 motices in the mail of the new posters and didn't send them the money for the posters. I wasn't checked off of the database. In other words, it is a money making endevor by the county. I have a service that does my payrole, book keeping, taxes etc. I talked to he tonight and she said that if I picked up the posters before I go to court, the fine will be dropped. I was he third client this month that was "Inspected".

Including myself, I have only 4 employees. Payrole is direct deposited including bonus. I have the MSDS's on every vehicle. I have no employees under 18. I carry insurance (something none of my compitition does). My taxes, workmans comp, and disability insurances are always paid when due for both State and Federal.

The "Inspectors" are from Darlington County Code Enforcement.

Steve
__________________


Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 08-10-2010, 05:20 AM
picframer's Avatar
picframer picframer is offline
Andy
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posts: 2,885
Rep Power: 10
picframer will become famous soon enough
Default

Personally I find this ridiculous, I have 19 employees some full time, some part, since I started in April of last year the only employee to ever see the home office is my son and I doubt, because they have no reason to be here, that the rest ever will.

I could see including a copy in a package with a Welcome to .......(Company Name) have them acknowledge receipt by signing something.
__________________
Andy
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 08-14-2010, 07:43 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 36,982
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Any updates with this and the court process?
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 08-15-2010, 03:36 PM
swstout's Avatar
swstout swstout is offline
Steve
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Canastota, NY
Age: 66
Posts: 1,082
Rep Power: 8
swstout is on a distinguished road
Default Court

As advised, I went and purchased the posters from the county (I only needed the 4 that were outdated but had to get the entire 17 poster package). $169.15 ($9.95 each).

When I went to court, I pleaded "No Contest" Judge dropped the Fine and just charged me for court fees - a total of $35.00.

I'll pay attention to future mailings about updated posters and get them as needed.

Steve
__________________


Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 08-16-2010, 08:11 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 36,982
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Why is it that these 'posters' cant simply be downloaded and printed out?
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 08-17-2010, 01:18 AM
swstout's Avatar
swstout swstout is offline
Steve
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Canastota, NY
Age: 66
Posts: 1,082
Rep Power: 8
swstout is on a distinguished road
Default posters

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve View Post
Why is it that these 'posters' cant simply be downloaded and printed out?
One reason would be the size of the posters but I feel the main reason is Income for the County.

We have a state income tax, a sales tax (from 1% to 8% depending on what you buy) and property taxes.

Property taxes cover housing, land, structures, vehicles and boats but, citizens over 62 years of age pay no property taxes. With the economy as it is, loss of this income has to be found elsewhere. Hense, fees where they can find them.

Steve
__________________


Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
97 today. StartALawnCareBusiness Starting a lawn care business. 11 06-20-2009 09:27 PM
Got soaked today wdcutter General Talk 6 06-10-2009 10:56 AM
today was good lawn-guy General Talk 5 04-01-2009 12:38 PM
new today mskybait Introduce Yourself 6 12-11-2008 06:47 PM
today... collegiate General Business Discussions 1 10-22-2003 02:31 PM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
How to sell annual...
GroPro
02-17-2015 12:31 PM
Today 07:22 AM
by winkie61
7 553
stubbon people
Bradcook21
02-16-2015 04:25 PM
Today 12:33 AM
by jrs.landscaping
41 1,294
Opinions on truck wrap
Truro
Yesterday 04:21 PM
Yesterday 11:03 PM
by SC93
3 90
I'm Back With The Best...
aduttonater
02-21-2015 01:41 AM
Yesterday 08:48 AM
by jrs.landscaping
11 552
rock salt
Bradcook21
02-24-2015 11:17 AM
Yesterday 08:46 AM
by jrs.landscaping
23 501
price for snow clearing?
Bradcook21
02-25-2015 09:11 PM
02-27-2015 08:54 PM
by Bradcook21
5 196
My Newborn son
avetslawncare
02-27-2015 01:07 PM
02-27-2015 02:18 PM
by Steve
2 64
Facebook
element009
03-23-2011 09:36 AM
02-27-2015 11:37 AM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
52 11,810
Blade sharpener
Just for Cuts
07-04-2014 01:31 PM
02-26-2015 03:43 PM
by Mr. Mow
15 1,738
viking cyclon.
uppercut
01-29-2015 09:12 PM
02-26-2015 02:54 PM
by Steve
5 513
Ugliest lawn contest
Steve
02-23-2015 04:17 PM
02-26-2015 02:51 PM
by Steve
2 279
Start LIKING FACEBOOK...
rlclawncare123
02-26-2015 01:06 AM
02-26-2015 02:41 PM
by Steve
1 114
Another website update
Chilehead
02-26-2015 11:24 AM
02-26-2015 12:46 PM
by Just for Cuts
3 109
tips on creating a...
BLAZIER-1991
01-08-2015 07:22 PM
02-26-2015 02:44 AM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
5 719
New Lawn Care Service...
rlclawncare123
02-26-2015 12:49 AM
02-26-2015 02:24 AM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
1 120
Finally!
SGL1
02-22-2015 09:46 PM
02-25-2015 10:15 PM
by SGL1
13 461
leaf removal.. mulching...
facework84
08-05-2011 03:26 PM
02-25-2015 08:07 PM
by Steve
5 2,800
How many customers?
SC93
02-25-2015 12:40 AM
02-25-2015 04:59 PM
by SC93
5 238
Irrigation...
charlieallen
02-24-2015 01:16 PM
02-25-2015 02:58 PM
by Steve
6 232
use a small business...
BLAZIER-1991
12-25-2014 12:21 AM
02-25-2015 12:46 AM
by SC93
33 2,823
honest opinion please
uppercut
02-17-2015 02:30 AM
02-24-2015 07:12 PM
by homey
10 659
2nd year advice anyone
Bradcook21
02-18-2015 07:00 PM
02-24-2015 05:15 PM
by Bradcook21
14 635
need help
lawnexpers115
02-23-2015 05:36 PM
02-24-2015 02:49 PM
by Steve
3 275
Hello People
nativikee
02-23-2015 07:17 PM
02-24-2015 02:43 PM
by Steve
4 276
New member
qua ke zik 001
02-23-2015 11:24 AM
02-23-2015 03:40 PM
by Steve
1 233
New Video
Sprinkler Buddy
02-22-2015 09:18 PM
02-23-2015 03:19 PM
by Sprinkler Buddy
2 257
need help with SCAG...
apmAkron
02-23-2015 09:14 AM
02-23-2015 01:57 PM
by apmAkron
3 257
which degrees would be...
BLAZIER-1991
02-20-2015 04:46 PM
02-23-2015 01:47 PM
by Steve
9 419
Trouble logging in
avetslawncare
02-21-2015 02:06 PM
02-23-2015 01:44 PM
by Steve
1 530
John Deere Quik Track...
acrajchel
02-20-2015 03:12 PM
02-23-2015 01:40 PM
by Steve
1 287
Trimming and...
joshlawncare
02-15-2015 02:04 PM
02-22-2015 09:48 PM
by SGL1
5 619
where can i post this
zippy-phil
02-17-2015 07:58 PM
02-20-2015 02:02 PM
by Steve
7 507
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
01-11-2015 11:41 AM
02-19-2015 04:43 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
29 2,665
Thumbs up or down?
lawnman1959
02-18-2015 11:40 AM
02-19-2015 01:22 PM
by Chilehead
3 421
Am I growing too fast?
Mattcrump
08-04-2011 11:54 PM
02-19-2015 12:34 PM
by Steve
11 5,211
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 12:18 PM
02-19-2015 12:31 PM
by Steve
1,215 372,060
How to obtain more...
winkie61
02-17-2015 08:31 AM
02-19-2015 12:29 PM
by Steve
3 529
Mowing 2 acres
Bradcook21
01-05-2015 03:13 PM
02-19-2015 12:23 PM
by Steve
16 1,476
FREE Custom Website...
breadcrumb
01-31-2015 10:58 PM
02-18-2015 01:32 PM
by Steve
5 1,117
Taking a step back
Billy Goat
02-16-2015 07:37 AM
02-18-2015 01:17 PM
by Chilehead
9 599
Employees
stevej
02-17-2015 05:25 PM
02-18-2015 12:47 PM
by Mr. Mow
1 410
Landscapers from hell!!
Chilehead
01-29-2015 03:55 PM
02-17-2015 07:48 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
9 1,023
Cannot access your Itune...
winkie61
02-17-2015 10:00 AM
02-17-2015 03:26 PM
by Steve
1 362
Advertising on internet...
Sprinkler Buddy
02-13-2015 01:22 PM
02-17-2015 01:00 PM
by Steve
9 682
new to this forum
NIP'N'TUK
02-14-2015 07:54 PM
02-16-2015 10:03 PM
by Steve
2 497
Advice on bidding 20...
sleepydunn
02-15-2015 07:38 PM
02-16-2015 09:59 PM
by Steve
4 620
New to me mower
xandrew245x
04-27-2014 08:02 PM
02-16-2015 09:48 PM
by Steve
8 1,404
mower blades
tlf59263
02-09-2015 12:36 PM
02-16-2015 05:16 PM
by Just for Cuts
8 830
Just Quit?
ringahding1
01-30-2015 06:23 AM
02-16-2015 02:16 PM
by joshlawncare
18 1,523
Advice on Bidding...
veteranlawnservice
02-08-2015 09:21 PM
02-16-2015 12:14 PM
by joshlawncare
18 1,239
» Popular Tags
2wd 4wd apartment complex bark blades blowout bob villa collections commercial demonstration edging employee problems facebook ferris first truck flyers free advertising gopherhaul grass gravely growing a lawn care business hardscapes hills hiring how to hydraulic landscape landscape services landscaping training lawn aeration lawn care lawn care busines plan lawn care business podcast lawn care business seo lawn care business show lawn care business website lawn care business website seo lawn care website marketing more customers business mr dave new mower ordinance past due patio install per hour charge podcast profit on employee push versus ride running a business scag v-ride scripts search engine optimization sell the vision seo shreaded small engine repair sq ft square foot sulky tractor auger trailer mate pro trimmer rack truck new used landscape walk behind web design website won't return wood wright stander rh
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:44 AM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:44 AM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy