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Horrible! Rude, nasty customers, awful managers with zero people skills. Dangerous and threatening work environment. Uncaring and cowardly managers. Constantly broken and damaged equipment. Zero family time due to slaving every weekend and holiday.

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Stressful from day one! Spend one/two days on computer training. Get done with that go to front and bag for a few days. If you're lucky you might be able to ring up orders. Get thrown on a register and you learn as you go because there is no training, just an overview.

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My job at the gas station is great even the store at meijer is amazing. There very kind and helpful they started me out at 10.10 an hour and i love my job and love what i do. We are all part of a big family. You have to learn to adjust with curtain things because those things your going to fine everywhere you go. Its not that managers pick there favorites its they have to do there job. And there job is way more stressful then yours. It may feel like there naghing but there not

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Terrible I'm a part time produce clerk, typical day for me is walking in getting yelled at by a awful team leader for someome else mistake. ..the team leader is the worst thing ..they tend to pick and choose who they like ..oh did i forget that we are understaffed ..i have only worked here for a two month i was hired with 6 other people and two already quit cause of terrible team leader and scheduling and also team leaders from other departments always comes and nags with helping them out even when we were super busy and understaffed ..this is wore place to work!! Only work here if you want your soul to be crushed by the time you get to your house.

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Very stable job

Answered - grocery inventory coordinator (Former Employee) - Oak Creek, WI

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It's a good place to work because you have the union backing you but unfortunately most people won't go to the union they just expect them to magically know something bad or unfair is happening. Pay is competitive if you compare to other retailers in the area. We also still have paid vacation for everyone ...not just full timers and available benefits,i personally used the short term disability when I had my child and the paternal leave so I got a total of 20 weeks off give or take a few days.

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Busy, Very Cold Inside

Answered - Cashier (Former Employee) - 5300 Harvey Street

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They hire in for one position and then they tell you you’re somewhere else and they don’t look at your hours you are available they put you on wherever hours they want and they say pharmacy has to be certified and you don’t I know 3 people at different meijers who work in pharmacy and are not certified they do whatever they want and whatever they want they don’t even look at what hours you oowt d to work and they demote you because other cashiers get to go to other stores to learn and the rest of the cashiers get to stock what an unfair environment they do not live up to their “great standards” 12 people already left because of getting the run around

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A very lazy environment, managers are extremely terrible while in the department given and totally treated like a number, of course. I wouldn't, but money is money, I guess. If you want better then seek better, as I considered this temporary with time. People there can also give you a reason to leave with time. So I wouldn't.

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Favoritism to employees. Hard work is unappreciated and rarely thanked. Lazy workers and no one is held accountable for their actions. Pay is decent. Management is non existent in some departments.

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