It was surprising to see the article "¿Habla Español?" printed in your otherwise fine magazine (8/05). I found the article offensive, anti-American, and completely absurd. Last I checked, this was America, not Mexico; English is spoken here, and should be.
I have nothing against any Latino group. What I do resent is the Spanish language being crammed down our throats. Of course, it would be easier to communicate on the job site if we spoke Spanish, but it would also be easier if the crew spoke English. Why cater to the Spanish crew? Why not spend time with your crew to teach them job-site English?!
to continue reading