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Brady Co./San Diego, Inc.
Scott BradyPresident ...
President and owner of Brady Company/San Diego, Inc.
, formerly General Manager for four years.He has a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business, and 15 years of commercial sub contracting experience.Scott
earned experience and respect by graduating from college and by working up the ladder: broom/shovel, union apprenticeship program, carpenter, foreman, Project Manager, Operations Manager, and General Manager.He is also a Board member of Associated Builders & Contractors and the Associated General Contractors Joint Apprenticeship Trust.
Full-family benefits, pensions and certified training programs are available to workers no matter whether it is a private or a public job, claims Brady.
The "Shame on San Diego City College" sign-holding started in February when Brady began work on the Career Tech Center, but the dispute began more than nine years ago, according to Scott Brady, president/owner of EF Brady Co.
"We lose several jobs every year because of them," said Brady
An anonymous former steel-stud framer for Brady, who now works for Carpenter's Local 1506 claims that in the five years he worked for Brady, he should have earned roughly about $10,000 pension but only received about $5,000.
also didn't receive vacation pay and overtime and worked more than 2,000 hours per year.
"I know a lot of guys that used to work for Brady
," the anonymous framer said.
"A lot of these guys won't say nothing.
We all gotta feed our families," indicating that other former employees of Brady
, with whom he
now works side by side in the union, won't comment to ensure that they have jobs with Brady
if they get desperate for work.
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For Scott Brady, owner of Brady Outdoor Equipment in Elizabeth City, N.C., sales volume was the main factor in his decision to open his first new location."We maxed out our capabilities as a retail outlet and we realized our market (at the current site) was maturing," Brady says.
To fill that need, Brady
pulled personnel from his
original dealership to staff and run his
"I'm always trying to figure out the staffing question," Brady
says."But in my two expansions, I took key members of my staff - people I knew I could depend on and trust - and used them to staff the new locations to start.Then I added people from there."Brady
is not alone.
would jump at the opportunity to expand from his
three existing locations to as many as six stores, but says he
can't secure the workforce to operate the locations efficiently and productively.
"Finding people who are motivated and willing to work is becoming more and more difficult," Brady
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