chapter  5
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WAGE AND HOUR ISSUES

Why does your EMS personnel show up to work every day? Is it only the love of the job or is there more? Would your qualified personnel leave your organization if they were offered a salary increase in the private sec­ tor of 10 percent? 50 percent? 100 percent? Would your qualified person­ nel leave your organization if another organization offered them a better medical benefits package? How about stock options? Better job security? How can you keep your m ost valuable assets from abandoning your EMS organization?