The workers were way behind schedule. They’d started to worry, because their employer was threatening to take action if they didn’t finish the job on time. Their employer even threatened to fire them if they didn’t hurry up. The workers knew they had to act.
They could no longer afford to slow down. Their boss gave them an ultimatum: they had until the end of the month or they would all be fired. The workers decided to work even harder than before. At that time, they didn’t know that they were about to face another “BIG” obstacle.