Posted 3/14/2019 09:03 (#7379675 - in reply to #7379591) Subject: RE: Pioneer chooses migrants over USA for detassling
Have you hired any teenagers to work recently? I don't know how they could pull tassels with a phone in their hand. Getting a teenager to do physical labor where they get hot and dirty is nearly impossible.
I don't like the idea of hiring migrants, either, but this is a job that has to be done timely and correctly. Besides all the child labor laws that need to be followed, just getting today's teenagers to show up less than an hour late, if at all, would be a major accomplishment. Most parents today find it easier to just give their kids everything, rather than having them earn it.