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Dear Editor: Another Letter from the Horseman

Dear Editor,

A letter from the Horseman: I keep hearing all these complains about how employers can’t find people to work anymore, because the pandemic checks are more than what people make working. Well, I think back forty years ago when a ranch in Pennsylvania called and wanted to pay all of my expenses - $1500.00 a month, plus a home and all utilities – to come out and ride colts and do ranch work. Nowadays, it probably still pays the same.

I feel employers should pay the same as a pandemic check of $484.00 a week, plus taxes and benefits for a 40-hour week. This $10.00 an hour thing is 40...

 

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