John Fleming: It once was a pleasure doing business with you |

John Fleming: It once was a pleasure doing business with you

I loved our local hardware store, until today. The wife and I used their curbside pickup and ended up talking to no fewer than five people to straighten out our order.

We were shocked that fewer than 50% of the employees were wearing masks. I called them upon returning home and spoke with one of the managers, expressing my concern. I explained that wearing masks is not necessarily for the health of the person wearing the mask, but more for the health of the person the mask-wearer comes in contact with. My tone was pleasant and meant to be helpful. But the response I received was: “We give our employees the choice. If you’re afraid of getting sick, you should stay home.”

You know, I am afraid of getting sick. So long. It once was a pleasure doing business with you.

John Fleming

Grass Valley

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