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Unformatted text preview: technology to control pace of work. We still pay piece rates in places that we cannot see people working. Piece rate is done as incentive pay so employees are motivated to work super fast. In practice, piece rate workers get paid more than non piece rate. 3) retain people there are two retention issues. One is the issue of the piece rate. We have what is called the iron triangle in which we have productivity standard, minimum wage, and piece rate. Most employers fire those that cannot pick enough to be worthwhile. There is a sugar cane case and also an apple picking case. It happened in Washington picking apples....
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- Spring '08