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PeopleReady specializes in filling a wide variety of general labor jobs, ones that typically require basic skills. Pay rates will vary from job to job, with most paying minimum wage or slightly higher. You will know the pay rate for every job before you accept it.
Holidays are typically not paid vacation days for employees. If you’ve been pre-dispatched to work on a holiday, any applicable state and/or federal wage laws will apply.
PeopleReady observes the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day. Branches are typically closed on these days. Check with your branch staff if you’ve been assigned to work on one of these days for any operational updates.
We offer a variety of health insurance plans that can work for you and your family. Your options include a Minimum Essential Coverage Plan that is coverage for preventive services and meets the individual mandate for the Affordable Care Act. We also have Fixed Indemnity Medical Plans that offer coverage for illness and accidents. For those that meet eligibility requirements we offer a Major Medical Plan that is comprehensive medical coverage and meets all requirements of the Affordable Care Act. In addition, we offer supplemental plan choices to include Dental, Vision, Short-Term Disability, Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance, and Short-Term Disability Insurance. myRA is also available for associates who want to save for retirement. Upon becoming a new associate for PeopleReady you will receive information on your benefit choices at the time of hire.
At PeopleReady, we match the jobs to the right workers. We do not have a "first-come, first-served" policy. Your chances of being assigned to a job are greater if you have a good attitude, maintain a neat and clean appearance, and dress for work with closed-toe shoes and long pants.
When you are assigned to a job, you will be told what the job duties are, the location of the job site, the pay rate, and whether you will be required to use safety equipment. You are always free to decline a job for any reason. If you need an accommodation to perform the job duties, please let us know.
Keeping info updated: It’s important to keep all your contact information updated. We want to put you to work, but we can’t if we can’t reach you. Do we have your most updated contact info, including email and mobile number? If not, contact your local branch to update.Contact Your Branch
At PeopleReady, we hire the best employees. That's why we need more people like you. Refer a friend to PeopleReady today! Contact your local office to learn more about referral programs they may offer.
Sign up for WorkAlert to be notified about jobs and assignment details. Are you available for work? Now you can let us know by text! Just text the word WORK to 42800. A confirmation text will be sent back, and the branch will contact you when we have a job for you. Check-in does not guarantee employment. You must opt in to PeopleReady’s text messaging program to check in by text. Contact your local branch for details. WorkAlert is not available in Canada.
Safety is our #1 priority -- we want it to be yours, too! You must wear and/or use any safety equipment that might be required by the type of work performed. Please call the branch immediately if the job is unsafe or different than the branch staff explained. Don't work in any job you feel is unsafe.
Interested in learning a new skill or getting additional training? Here is a list of training resources where you can become certified or learn a new skill. Many of these come in handy for PeopleReady jobs and can expand the types of jobs you're eligible for. Once you complete any training, let your local branch know so we an update your profile!
*Please note costs of training are not covered by PeopleReady.
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This is an often mandatory requirement to work at a port or in a maritime area. The certification is administered through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
Click the link below or contact your local branch for more information on OSHA 10 training!
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