Back in the day, let’s say 50, 40 or just 20 years ago, being a mechanic was very different from today: You had to toil all day long, the payment was low, and safety at work seemed to be less of a concern.
Today, the wage rate is fixed in accordance with collective agreements and other arrangements, working hours have been reduced, and safety standards have improved. These improvements are a major step in the right direction.
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However, when all modern workshops meet the new standards, they become the new normal. So, to differentiate from competitors and attract the best mechanics, workshops must offer new and additional benefits.