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www.unifirst.com Wilmington, MA 5000+ Employees

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Low pay, poor working environment, intense labor

Laborer (Current Employee)
Milwaukee, WI

ProsOffers 401k to full time employees

ConsTerrible health insurance, LOW pay, number quota system, hot working condition

Advice to Senior ManagementOffer fair, living wages and decent pay raises to laborers. Please SWITCH to a better health insurance and get rid of Cigna because they are horrible: does everything to deny claim, make mistakes in their favor, bad customer service. Stop the quota system and pressuring workers to meet high numbers or get fired. Give cash bonuses to labor workers. Improve working environment -- unbearable heat during summer. Build morale and go back to offering company catered lunches for special occasions/holidays. Give everyone Christmas bonuses based on percentage of yearly wage -- would be really appreciated by many workers who earn slightly above minimum wage. Provide free on site massage and occupational therapists for laborers. Happy workers increase profits and loyalty so take a look at why there is such high turnover at Unifirst. CEO, executives and upper management should be mandated to work on the floor along with laborers for at least 3 days for the entire 8 hour shift so that you can experience how labor intensive it is and provide better working environment.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good place to work, not a place to grow

    Stockroom Manager (Former Employee)
    Birmingham, AL

    I worked at UniFirst full-time for less than a year

    Pros: UniFirst has been a great place to work with acceptable compensation and very good benefits. The schedule is… Cons: Little opportunity for advancement. On the lower end of salary. No clear path to success or vision for… Advice to Senior Management: Develop a clear vision and communicate it effectively to your leaders. Then implement plans and procedures to make it happen. Invest… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Good company to work for

    Sales Representative (Current Employee)
    Nashville, TN

    I have been working at UniFirst full-time for more than a year

    Pros: - Family culture - Good management support - Quality products and company… Cons: - Low base salary - Commission caps at $10K per account - National Accounts… Advice to Senior Management: Switch up commission structure to be more in the best interest of reps… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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