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Kmart Reduced or Flexible Hours

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Employee Comments

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  • Nov 09, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Hayward, California

    Flexible hours as in, you could switch shifts constantly as long as you found someone to switch shifts with and you let HR know

  • Oct 13, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Moosic, Pennsylvania

    You only get twenty hours a week and reduce your hours because of lack of business.

  • Aug 23, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Assistant Store Manager Softlines in Minot, North Dakota

    Does not have it here

  • Mar 28, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Backroom Locator Specialist in Leavenworth, Kansas

    It may only be the location I worked at but management was always willing to work around my school hours as well as those of my co-workers.

  • Jul 14, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Cashier in Big Bear Lake, California

    Flexibility in scheduling is a plus.

  • Mar 26, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Customer Service in Warren, Michigan

    Need more hours for their employees.

  • Jan 22, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Sales Associate in Mesa, Arizona

    very flexible hours.. but every year at the beginning the hours are cut drastically

  • Jan 04, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Kmart Cashier in Richmond, Virginia

    They work with people in school, so their hours work around their school time

  • Sep 25, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Warsaw, Indiana

    Very flexible, you work as much as you can handle

  • Aug 10, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Hardlines Merchandiser in Daytona Beach, Florida

    Given the simple definition of "reduced or flexible hours," I can agree that Kmart does offer this to its employees. It is quite easy to request time off, to put a limit on the maximum hours one can work a week, and to change one's availability for certain days and times. That said, such high flexibility comes at the cost of being lucky to be given a worthwhile number of hours on the schedule in the first place. To comply with healthcare laws, part-time employees are not given health benefits and, therefore, can work a maximum of 29 hours a week. The reality is usually far less. Full-time workers are not supposed to work less than 32 hours a week, but often do because of payroll cuts. No overtime for working over 40 hours a week is approved anymore, and hasn't been for many years. So, yes, flexible hours are a reality at Kmart, but that's only because each employee is given so few hours to begin with.

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