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Not actually working

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Being lied to very often

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None they train

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Runnnnnn!!!! Please run!!!!!! Seriously, run as fast as you possibly can.

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They gave me a 60-day probation period in which I could not miss any day, nor be late. I forget what I was being paid during probation, but I was paid for being there. They taught me how to get on and of moving equipment and all the signals that were to be observed. There also rules to follow while working for the railroad. At some point there will be a test on all the rules in the Rulebook. Passing this test the first time around could be the difference in whether your seniority was good enough to stay home or be transferred elsewhere. The instructor during the training will make sure that you know how to work for the railroad; above all:safely

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I applied for a job on May 21, my status says Under Review. Is this good or bad?

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Yes but it will take some planing on your part, After you get your on duty call you have a limited time to get to the terminal

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It is not hard, if you are willing to focus on your safety, and trust the training.

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