WATCO COMPANIES
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Do away with discrimination and bias on the part of local management. Be more realistic on your wage rate increases. At least cover the yearly cost of living increase. Make yearly bonus percentages even across the board for each sight. Appreciate that 30 years of railroad experience adds value to an employee and that a three year railroad wonder in management is replaceable

Answered March 11, 2020

Watco in Baton Rouge is a joke. The general manager talks about rules Let’s you break them until something happens. Them uses that against you in an investigation and fires you. CEO does nothing about. They use intimidation on employees. I have seen the General Manager have women in the office on weekends. They do not care about employee

Answered December 15, 2017

Ask if you refuse multiple job offers to stay with the company for 25 plus years is a good severence package going to be given if the plant closes .Because $110 a year for each year worked is an insult ..If a severance package isn't included. Go elsewhere !

Answered January 2, 2020

Health, mental, dental, 401K, and other benefits are available after 60 days of employment.

Answered May 14, 2018

I moved across the country, so we planned on 3 weeks. However, it could of been done in a week. It depends if you are certified or not.

I did:


3 phone interviews

Drug and alcohol testing

Background check

Waited on my certification to arrive from my past employer (3 days)

Answered May 14, 2018

Biweekly pay periods.

Answered October 24, 2019

Watco does both urine and hair

Answered June 23, 2019

Was fired for derailing a car on bad tracks

Answered April 24, 2019

Yes takes 4 days to a week

Answered October 17, 2018

Urine test only. Also random testing

Answered March 17, 2020
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