Members Login
Username 
 
Password 
    Remember Me  
Post Info TOPIC: I am a new Kroger employee. have some questions.
Anonymous

Date:
I am a new Kroger employee. have some questions.
Permalink   


I have some ?'s

 Do you get paid every week?

What does the computer training consist of?

What do you do in the orientation?

does part time employees get any benefits or discounts?

what is a union?



__________________


Guru

Status: Offline
Posts: 1505
Date:
Permalink   

1) yes we get paid on a weekly basis
2) It consists of general base knowledge that you'll need to preform your job. Depending on what job you're accepted for. For example: i'm a bagger - mine consisted of learning to lift properly, use a box cutter, how to mop, when to use spill magic vs dry cloths, how things should be put in bags, why meat and fish should not be bagged together, ect.
3) you recieve a kroger brain washing, fill out paper work, have a chance to ask questions, and do computer training. Don't worry it's not too extreme.
4) as part time you get insurance after 18 months and a 5% discount on kroger brand items via your plus card.
5) a safety net. Just think of it like that

__________________

Would you like fries with th... I mean, your milk in a bag?

Anonymous

Date:
Permalink   

BagBoy wrote:

.
4) as part time you get insurance after 18 months and a 5% discount on kroger brand items via your plus card.


 You only get 5%?  We get 10%.



__________________


Guru

Status: Offline
Posts: 1505
Date:
Permalink   

Anonymous wrote:
BagBoy wrote:

.
4) as part time you get insurance after 18 months and a 5% discount on kroger brand items via your plus card.


 You only get 5%?  We get 10%.


 we get 10% during the holiday season =\



__________________

Would you like fries with th... I mean, your milk in a bag?



Senior Member

Status: Offline
Posts: 105
Date:
Permalink   

We only get 5% once a week off the total grocery sum. :( So you have to be careful when you use it.



-- Edited by FedUp on Monday 18th of July 2011 12:34:38 AM

__________________


Senior Member

Status: Offline
Posts: 105
Date:
Permalink   

Ooh.. An added benefit for kroger employees that just started recently. You get double fuel points when you shop.

__________________


Veteran Member

Status: Offline
Posts: 41
Date:
Permalink   

Orientation? I must have missed that day...

A little advice I always tell the new guys:

First impressions are EVERYTHING you want managers and coworkers to know you are BOTH friendly and hard-working.

You WILL be frustrated about everything. Don't let it get to you.

THE BIG ONE
If you are going to miss a day of work always call in 2 hrs before your shift. People who miss work and don't call in are No Call No Show (NCNS) and depending on your contract, that is the easiest way to get in trouble and lose your job. I can't stress this one enough.



Unemployment? you will never get it from working here. If you do lose your job, you will never be terminated (fired), you will be "indefinitely suspended" which is just a fancy way of saying "no unemployment for you"

Keep these things in mind and welcome aboard



__________________
Anonymous

Date:
Permalink   

YES YOU GET A 10% DISCOUNT...YES YOU GET PAID EVERY WEEK....COMPUTER TRAINING????? AND LAST BUT SURE NOT LEAST UNION IS A ORGANIZATION THAT CHARGES ALMOST $9 A WEEK THAT DONT REALLY DO **** BUT TRY YO TELL YOU HOW HARD THEY WORK ON CONTRACTS BUT THE TRUTH BE KNOWN....I HAVENT SEEN A DAMN THING THEY VE DONE BUT LIE & TRIM OUT MORE & MORE INS COVERAGE AND AND SEND OUT LET THE COMPANY MOVE IN THESE NEW WAYS OF SHOVING MORE WORK DOWN YOUR THROAT AND CUTTING HRS AND DOING ****LOADS OF PAPERWORK(KEY RETAILING)BEEN WITH COMPANY 15 YRS AND MY ADVICE 2 YOU IS SAVE YOUR UNION DUES BECAUSE IF THEY WANNA FIRE YA THERE GOING 2 REGARDLESS BUT YOU LL STILL GET THE SAME BENIFITS AS A UNION PERSON..BUT AS I WAS SAYING I KNOW THE JOB MARKETS BAD OUT THERE...BUT  FIND A REAL JOB WHERE COMPANY STILL CARES 4 ITS PEOPLE AND GET THE HELL OUT OF KROGER BECAUSE THEY SURE DONT IF I EVER HAVE THE CHANCE I DAMN SURE AM  AND THEY CAN STICK THERE KEY RETAILING,THERE HUDDLES,SHELF REVIEWS,GUIDES AND WAVES 1-5 UP THERE ASS



__________________
Anonymous

Date:
Permalink   

As part of a union you receive a load of benefits, and job security. A Union is the best way to ensure your position and fair treatment from your employer.

The fees are for a group to manage your work environment, pay, health benefits, and ensure you a fair employment opportunity.

Look at all big companies since Unions were formed there goal is to dissolve all unions. Why you ask, well without a management company (so to speak) to ensure your rights you'll end up like the employees of Wall-Mart. The health benefits for there employees is to go on welfare no Union, the lowest paid employees for a company that makes Billions per quarter in profit, no Union = companies can treat you like a slave.

If every job in the US was a Union position we as a whole would be better. If you had a job that you worked normal shifts, made enough to live on (not check to check), vacation time, more time for family, and a better quality of life. You would have Union jobs.



__________________
Page 1 of 1  sorted by
 
Quick Reply

Please log in to post quick replies.

Tweet this page Post to Digg Post to Del.icio.us


Create your own FREE Forum
Report Abuse
Powered by ActiveBoard