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Canadian Pacific Railway Employee Reviews about "no work life"

Updated Oct 1, 2019

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Canadian Pacific Railway CEO Keith Creel
Keith Creel
70 Ratings
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  • "Poor Work Life Balance, Seniority(in 66 reviews)

  • "No work/Life balance, Horrible shifts and lots of short changes as well as being OT forced to stay for another 4 hours after a hectic 8 hours shift(in 35 reviews)

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  1. "Conductor"

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    Freight Conductor in Harvey, ND
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Pacific Railway for more than a year

    Pros

    Great job and management actually listened to employees tried to work together

    Cons

    Hours and furloughs no work life balance e

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    Canadian Pacific Railway2016-05-15
  2. Helpful (2)

    "Run"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Pacific Railway full-time

    Pros

    The pros? Great people to work with, good benefits, good salary

    Cons

    Be prepared not to see your family, work holidays and have no work life balance. No room to advance unless you sell your soul to the devil

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    Canadian Pacific Railway2017-03-18
  3. "Freight conductor"

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    North Dakota in Harvey, ND

    I have been working at Canadian Pacific Railway for less than a year

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits, 401k, health, dental, and vision

    Cons

    No life, never know when you'll be furlough, if you love snow most of the year and small town,

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    Canadian Pacific Railway2016-04-20
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Stay Away!"

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    Freight Conductor in Saratoga Springs, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Pacific Railway

    Pros

    Pay Insurance benefits Retirement that's pretty much it.

    Cons

    Management Sexual Harassment --by the management! Fear No life outside of work Constant lay-offs

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    Canadian Pacific Railway2016-05-02
  5. Helpful (2)

    "Conductor"

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    Former Employee - Conductor in Bensenville, IL
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Canadian Pacific Railway full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    No pros, the company sucks, i would never recommend this company to anyone

    Cons

    Over stressed management taking everything out on the crews, forced overtime thats not necessary, get terminated for providing documentation as to why you were off. No life to live

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    Canadian Pacific Railway2016-02-23
  6. Helpful (5)

    "CP Rail wants your soul, and will smack you as they steal it!"

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    Transportation Service Representative in Minneapolis, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Pacific Railway for less than a year

    Pros

    Wages, That's it. Nothing else is a "pro".

    Cons

    No work/life balance. No supervision "vision". Getting cussed out by management daily is a part of corporate culture. Never in my years of experience has another employer used the "F" word in anger at their employees--and been very unresponsive when I protested being treated in such a way.

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    Canadian Pacific Railway2015-12-31
  7. "Assistant Foreman"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Foreman in Davenport, IA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Canadian Pacific Railway full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good money good benefits good retirement

    Cons

    No life long hours don't follow rules

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    Canadian Pacific Railway2015-09-10
  8. Helpful (7)

    "Want a work/life balance? Look elsewhere. One of the Worst IT Department I worked for"

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    Former Employee - IT Consultant in Minneapolis, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Pacific Railway full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay is on a average to better scale, benefits are good, Workplace is in downtown.

    Cons

    Absolutely No Work/life balance & don't expect its existence in IT. You're expected to be available 24x7 irrespective of your On-Call Status. No Processes exists and Outdated Procedures making it a very unsuitable Workplace for any one with a family. Fear & Intimidation are constantly being used in IT which completely turns down anyone's Morale. If you have a senior set of skills, or value your opinion being heard; stay as far away from here as possible. No Involvement from the Senior Management who are based out of Canada and the front line management continue to use bad culture to get things done and no escalation path exists.

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    Canadian Pacific Railway2015-02-16
  9. Helpful (5)

    "stay away for now"

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    Current Employee - Conductor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Pacific Railway full-time

    Pros

    not much for right now

    Cons

    no life work first no life

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    Canadian Pacific Railway2014-05-08
  10. Helpful (5)

    "All take, no give"

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    Current Employee - Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Pacific Railway full-time

    Pros

    Decent Pension, benefits, salary and vacation

    Cons

    Absolutely no work/life balance, expected to work at least 10 hours days, no compensation on extra time put in, significant emotional/mental bullying, senior management a "boys club"

    Canadian Pacific Railway2019-09-24
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