84 Lumber - I hate it, but love it | Glassdoor
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"I hate it, but love it"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eighty Four, PA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eighty Four, PA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at 84 Lumber full-time (More than a year)

Pros

84 Lumber is one of the best environments that I've ever worked in. I love my coworkers, my job, and most things about the company. There is a lot of opportunity to move up within the company.

Cons

The company pays people significantly less than the rest of the industry. The pay does not reflect the amount of hours that are worked. Speaking of hours, the hours are TERRIBLE. 7-5 Monday through Friday. There is almost no structure, meaning that the field guys can basically do whatever they please and they leave headquarters employees to clean up their mess. The field guys will do anything they can to manipulate the system and are never held accountable which can be really annoying. Health insurance is super expensive and is not taken out pre-tax. Oh, and if you don't want to put an 84 Lumber bumper sticker on your car don't apply.

Advice to Management

Hold employees accountable. Please stop hiring back employees that lie, steal and cheat from the company. Enforce the structure that is in place, and don't like field guys manipulate the system. If you're not going to pay fair money the least you could do is make us work normal 40 hour weeks. You work us to the bone and pay the bare minimum, it's 2017, can we get paid average wages please? Lastly, is there a chance that you can stop overcharging for uniforms in the logo shop? You made over a half million dollars off of employees that bought uniforms from the company... how is that fair?

Other Employee Reviews for 84 Lumber

  1. "Sales Coordinator"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at 84 Lumber full-time

    Pros

    Job that comes close to paying the bills

    Cons

    Pay - work ethics - safety - co-workers

    Advice to Management

    listen to employee feedback and at least consider implementation


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Manager Trainee"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at 84 Lumber full-time

    Pros

    Not a bad job. Learn lots about construction.

    Cons

    Long hours. Little pay. Work life balance is not good.

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