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Is first student a fair company

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It depends on management. Where I work management plays favorites.

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Beware, big company, if new, you are thrown to the dogs and ignored if you need to speak to someone.
Manager gave a mandatory meeting today and praised the recruiters and trainers, but left out the scared and lost new drivers that are trying their best to do the job based on classroom and behind tje wheel training. What about after you pass everything someone shows you tje ropes. Something goes wrong with your route, if your new, they dont care. New people are ghosts in this company and its all the way up.

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First Student has no health insurance. They don't care about employees. If they did they give them basic insurance. I stuck around to get a different company. I try to relocate you can't get a management to call and give an interview. I'm the best employee you ever hire.

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It took them two days to reject my resume without even reaching out to me. I hardly call that "fair."

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No. The upper management in Connecticut only cares if you are not on a list. the buses could be falling apart and breakdown every day but if you are under budget that’s fine. Sacrifice the children safety over saving three cents per mileage.

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No they are not fair! Their management is terrible and they do play favorites and as for the drivers they could do much better.

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No and i would never recommend any body for them

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No, this is a unfair company in Richmond VA the Manager Karen is the worst. she is tooth face, a liar and talk about employees to another employee, she is so disrespectful and a liar. I will not ever work for this company ever in life. they will cheat you on your pay promise this and that and never live up to anything.

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I work here. No benefits they are getting read of them. They don't pay for experience. Yard needs to drain water better. People have lot of drama in break room. Supervisor good, dispatch jumpy. They don't train on what to do when fighting break out.

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No and the management is a joke and disaster

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