- Monday Afternoon Rant...
- March 17th, 2014
Happy St. Patrick's Day, even though I'm not very happy with the way certain things in my life are going right now. :( My assistant (or aide) that I've had working for me for two years is unfortunately leaving me because the state won't allow me to pay my assistants more than $11.86 an hour. It's very hard for people to live off of those kinds of wages. If it were up to me, I would pay my employees more, but the state won't allow me to, even though I just got an increase in my budget. That only allows me to give them more hours, not more pay. In my opinion, this is totally and utterly BULLSHIT because it's hard enough to keep people who are already working for you. The increase will allow me to hire more people, but I don't want more people. I'd rather pay the people I already have what they're worth. It's hard to keep people who will cover the hours I need filled. It's ridiculous the way the state of Georgia does their stupid rules. They don't make any sense to me! People say they want a job, and they're well aware of what this job entails, but then they get here and start complaining about cigarette smoke giving them a headache. I divulged all the information necessary for this job before even signing them up for the interview! People don't understand how hard it is to let all these different people come in my life, because these people have to do everything for me and they have to know everything about my life. It's very frustrating. Even though Jennifer says she's not walking out of my life, it's still not going to be the same as it is when she's working for me. All I want is for my current level of care to be maintained. Thanks for listening. If any of you have any suggestions, please let me know!