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13 Tips for UPS Package Handlers

Just like most warehouse jobs, working as a package handler for UPS can be hard on your body. This is the #1 reason why most package handlers quit. Other reasons employees at UPS quit are: get depressed due to a…

How to Safely Remove Pigeons From a Warehouse

Birds are a health and safety hazard especially in food grade warehouses as they may carry diseases. Their droppings also make floors slippery, and their nests are a fire hazard. Pigeons trapped in a warehouse can lead to expenses that…

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Do Walmart Distribution Centers Drug Test?

Most Walmart distribution centers (DCs) no longer do preemployment drug testing on their associates. This may be because DCs have high turnover rates which makes spending money for tests on employees who may leave soon too expensive. Additionally, with marijuana…

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Does Aldi Warehouse Drug Test?

ALDI warehouses do not drug test their non-managerial employees except for certain situations that we will discuss in this article. In the last few years preemployment drug testing has not been carried out in many ADLI distribution centers (DCs). This…

State of Unionization Efforts at Amazon Warehouses (2022)

Efforts to unionize Amazon warehouse workers in the US have been gaining steam in recent weeks. Unionization has long been a contentious issue between Amazon employees and their management. Currently, Amazon does not have any unionized warehouses in the US.…

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10 Tips for New Amazon Warehouse Employees

Are you starting work at an Amazon warehouse and feeling worried? This job can feel quite physically demanding, especially if you’ve never worked at a warehouse before, so you’ll need to take care of yourself. However, getting a hang of…

Are Warehouse Jobs Good for Introverts?

It depends. It comes down to factors in a specific warehouse facility. Some that come to mind include: The work culture in the facility The type of work involved The department you’ll be working in Let me explain. As someone…

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Drug Testing at Amazon Warehouses

Large warehouse environments can be uniquely hazardous places teaming with heavy moving machinery, poisonous chemicals, allergens, and potentially unsecured loads. This is why companies like Amazon take precaution not to employ warehouse workers that are at risk of being a…