Inhumane cold dock work environment

Discussion in 'Holland' started by wongway, Jan 10, 2015.

  1. buffalobill

    buffalobill Well-Known Member

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    oh ok, I thought it was just save a lot where you had to bag your own. either way, ALDI's pays well to people who work there, stocking shelves, being cashiers, etc.
     
  2. Snark Monkey

    Snark Monkey Well-Known Member

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    Since when did Aldi have bag boys. You sack your own groceries.
     
  3. Hoodock

    Hoodock Well-Known Member

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    That would be "bagperson".
     
  4. wongway

    wongway -15% Pay , Never forget

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    Ok , then Aldi's it is for my next job , just put a app. on on line , and put all of you guys down for reference's , and atm , I got some corn huskers lotion for my dry hands from the paper bags !!!!
     
  5. buffalobill

    buffalobill Well-Known Member

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    i remember flipping thru the employment ads a couple years ago, and they were paying stockers and cashiers over 16 an hour. that's more than a lot of truck drivers around western ny....
     
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  6. circlejerk69

    circlejerk69 Banned

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    I tell you what keeps me warm and everybody should follow this one rule if your working on the dock 3 airplane bottles of whisky to one 12oz Pepsi can in your water bottle keep drinking till warm or until the freight starts looking like it's sitting sideways hold off for 30 min then repeat process and I bet at the end of the day when your done you will be nice and warm and passed out in the break room or your car
     
  7. Snark Monkey

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    I refer to mine as "the boys" but hey whatever floats your boat.
     
  8. gearraker

    gearraker Active Member

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    Take a warm up break..they can't force u to freeze to death
     
  9. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    Man that was too easy!!
     
  10. oldguns

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    Oh how I miss those -22 nights, 11 hours into a 14 hour shift...8 of us working the rest sent home due to being out of hours. Line haul drivers on the bench since 8 pm. knowing that they won't get their bills sacks until after 2 am. Standing room only...! Warden Welch will take good care of the inmates...work harder and you will get warm. The YRC brain washing goes on. It is what it is...it's warmer in the yard than standing on a concrete slab. Simple dress in layers...
     
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  11. circlejerk69

    circlejerk69 Banned

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    Whisky and Pepsi simple as that
     
  12. oldguns

    oldguns Active Member

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    Jack Daniels and coke............
     
  13. circlejerk69

    circlejerk69 Banned

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    I prefer a 3 rounder myself Jack Evan and wild Turkey mix all with 12oz Pepsi in the water bottle be good to go
     
  14. Northern Flash

    Northern Flash Pay Attention! AD-FREE USER

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    Just try to limit yourself to one bottle per night.:biglaugh:

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  15. circlejerk69

    circlejerk69 Banned

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    One wouldn't be enough I like to share
     
  16. wongway

    wongway -15% Pay , Never forget

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    Nice enjoyable week on the docks this week , -11 and -25 below wind chill !!! and I know how lucky i am to have this great job working for YRCW , they are a great company !!!! having Cheese with my Whine , at break time !!!
     
  17. Hoodock

    Hoodock Well-Known Member

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    Me too!!!!
     
  18. yrc-atm

    yrc-atm commodities relocator

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    Bo hoo. Sorry but the company doesnt control the weather. Maybe you should take a yard bid or is that too much work for you? Man up you chose this profession
     
  19. joes bar and grill

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    Is it warmer on the non union docks?
     
  20. wongway

    wongway -15% Pay , Never forget

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    ytc-atm and Joe's bar & grill ," settle down , it was a joke post ", but thanks for the work tips, and yes I did think the company controlled the weather !!! as they control everything else !!! now you two have a great wonderful day and thanks for caring about me ,you are great guys .
     

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