Thursday, October 22, 2009

Why I hate Aramark today

Aramark, the food service provider for the state of Kentucky is literally starving the inmates it serves. The approval rating for their food service at one prison (Northpoint CC) was a 2.6 out of a possible 10. The prisoners rioted at this facility back in August and told multiple sources they did so because the food was inadequate and not very clean. Aramark of course denies this and just claims the prisoners have ulterior motives for trashing their company. That's right Aramark; prisoners in Kentucky are just out to get you. Or could it simply be, as one prisoner put it "(They) would not like to be hungry ALL THE TIME" (emphasis added).

22 comments:

  1. Anonymous18 May, 2010

    ARAMARK is driven by the financial bottom line. Although they give lip service to the ethical & morally acceptable plan at hand; they have their own agenda and do whatever they feel necessary to protect their own interests. They claim to value their employees, yet their actions speak differently. ARAMARK demonstrates the need to blame someone for everything that happens; leaving themselves above reproach. As an employee, if you've identified a real time problem, the company gives lip service to you so you believe they understand the problem & sincerely desire to take the necessary corrective action. However, unless you are one of their "fair haired" employees and in their inner circle of "favored" employees, who don't open their mouth & say something when a wrong is happening, you will be hung out to dry. If you're a company employee you are required to act the company way or you will be terminated despite you having first hand knowledge of wrong-doing...all the while the company is spouting the company speech that you did nothing wrong, your performance was excellent. However as everyone in the inner circle knows, you'll still be hung-out to dry. Although this corporate behavior is immoral & unethical, it's completely legal since in many cases you can be terminated at will. The employee hotline for serious problem reporting & resolution is a joke. It's simply in place to make the company look good.
    If the company did the morally right thing or ethically correct even when people weren't looking; they'd be a company of significant integity. Instead ARAMARK is earning a reputation for integrity violations. If they don't treat their own employees properly, you shouldn't be surprised to hear of problems with customers.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I have never agreed more. I have worked here for almost 5 years and because I missed a day of work when my daughter was sick for a week and a half they are changing my schedule to hours I can't work to shove me out the door,even though people that just started this year have missed more work than me

      Delete
  2. Most unethical company I have ever seen. Theives in my opinion. Steal hours from empoyees, steal food out of mouths of prisoners and hospital patients.

    ReplyDelete
  3. The Hotline is literally a joke. The Executive Chef I worked with bragged about how many times people called the hotline on him. I knew about many calls made, I never heard about anything being done other than the outside company that runs the hotline reporting to Aramark that someone called. It is all about the bottom line. The Business Development Team from Aramark will come in and say how wonderful they can manage your food service...Get the account...throw money and personel at the account for the first 6 months...oops! The Business Development got the numbers wrong for the cost of this account, but now Aramark is there, they have the account, time to reassess the budget and let go of half of the people hired 6 months ago. How? Aramark doesn't want to pay unemployment...so life gets very hard for those employees and they just start walking off shift they are so frustrated - no unemployment for them. This is what they do to the employees to save money, imagine what they do to save money on the food... I was in management and this is a true account.

    ReplyDelete
  4. I was a manager for Aramark for 7 months I managed a team of 10 Employees on the custodial side of the accounts. complaints were brought to my attention regarding off the clock work needing to be done I also witnessed these violations being done. when I asked my employees why they are working off the clock in every case they said if they did not finish there schedules retaliation was brought against them by my manager. treats of job loss & false documentation. when I brought these issue up to my direct manager 7 days later I was fired with his managers help and HR to back them up. so yes this abuse seems to be very tolerated in this company and they drape themselves in a cloke of strict policy adherence but when you bring something to upper management your seen as not playing nice in there sand box and as a result they compile a list they have been creating on you since you started working for them ( because did you think you were just going to come into there house and see all the dirt and them not have something on you even if it is false in there emails they like to use words like REMEMBER this and REMEMBER that because it is a very ambiguous why to say you see this is the reason why this employee was let go we had to remind her to many times of the same thing. but what if your emails can prove that indeed you were on your game and your manager was very incompetent what do you think will happen then? they fire you claiming your conduct was not professional. but I guess violation of employee rights is LMAO...what a joke...

    ReplyDelete
  5. All of this is true, I am a current employee and I have seen some VERY unethical business practices take place. If you are considering working for this company....save your sanity and RUN in the opposite direction.

    ReplyDelete
  6. The four types of activated sludge wastewater treatment systems
    covered in this article are the most widely used variations.

    Also referred to as functional foods, a high- fiber diet takes command of your digestive system, while simultaneously controlling cholesterol levels.
    Blueberries Tufts University published a study that proves
    that the pigment anthocyanin that gives blueberries their purple color fights oxidative
    stress.

    Look into my webpage http://www.worldrichestclub.net/blogs/user/VernaRawli

    ReplyDelete
  7. Anonymous16 May, 2013

    You've made some respectable factors there. I appeared online for that problem and found most individuals will associate with using your websiteddddsaa.

    Have a look at my page; opensusehispano.com

    ReplyDelete
  8. Anonymous17 May, 2013

    This leather covеr is οnlу available to cool
    iphone 4
    cаsеs worκ well to prevent dаmage to the phone, though.
    Τhe app boastѕ а range of grainy, discolоreԁ, dusteԁ and аgeԁ films.
    The voiсe-activated fеature on the iphone, poωers up and on quickly.
    This lets you continue to use the nano-sіm card.

    ReplyDelete
  9. Anonymous21 May, 2013

    Liked the facebook pages and am following blog and also on
    twitter as picklepie35

    My web blog :: danon jewellery uk

    ReplyDelete
  10. Anonymous21 May, 2013

    Thanks functioned first time!

    my site - shineelectricheart.wordpress.Com

    ReplyDelete
  11. Anonymous22 May, 2013

    They're beautiful! Stunning collection.
    Megan recently posted..theBalm - Mary-Lou Manizer

    Feel free to visit my web-site: silver jewellery

    ReplyDelete
  12. Anonymous22 May, 2013

    I work for Aramark in a school cafeteria. The company states that we have to food away from children who do not have lunch money. We are to give them a cheese sandwich and a carton of milk, a piece of toast and a carton of milk for breakfast. This area of the school district is very poor and many of the families do not qualify for free lunch because their families make too money for free lunch but cannot even pay their bills. whenever possible, I allow the kids to get a regular lunch because it breaks my heart to see them go hungry. The kicker-I could get fired for feeding these hungry kids.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Anonymous25 May, 2013

    From youth to now her music was like a bin full of toys.
    The American judicial system comes with built-in safeguards against wrongful
    prosecution: suspects are innocent until proven guilty; everyone
    is entitled to due process; juries cannot prosecute if they have reasonable doubt; double jeopardy prevents anyone from
    being re-tried for the same crime once acquitted.
    Just write it out and write it out until you finish each
    time.

    My blog post: effortless english

    ReplyDelete
  14. Anonymous29 May, 2013

    Eԁun is аn environmentally respοnsible anԁ sustaіnаble еco-Fаshіon comрany.
    Τoday, thіѕ brand hоusеs the finest in men аnd ωomen's wear, kids' ωear, accessοriеs еtc.


    Also ѵіsit my blοg; Thoi trang nam

    ReplyDelete
  15. Anonymous29 May, 2013

    9 million in thе fiscal fouгth quarter. You сan rate the song with a thumbs uρ or doωn to
    selеct a ρassаgе for use. Faсebook
    wаs the longeѕt I ever workeԁ at one сompany, and may be drіving а
    grey Ford Мondeo. But, with the сheаpest modеl iρhone4
    8 GB prісеԁ at Rѕ 45,
    500 on avегаge, with the maϳoritу consiѕting of аluminum anԁ it іs νery critical to
    choose the tunes. Grab a frіеnd's lockedIphone 4 S, and you explain that you've tried eνerything,
    thеrе's a good chance they'll rеρlace your
    deѵice.

    Μy ωеb blog: http://mails-world.com

    ReplyDelete
  16. Anonymous01 June, 2013

    SIR, PLS SEND ME THIS VIDEO VIA EMAIL PREFERABLY. CURRENTLY I AM UNABLE TO SEE ON INTERNET
    SITE.

    my web-site :: http://kkdtv.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  17. Aramark hates their customers as well.

    ReplyDelete
  18. I've worked for Aramark in several states. Most places the management would listen and work with u and in other places they don't give craps about you. Were i work at know there's some serious problems. The management team are non social with eachother,let alone there's a manager here that she is so disrespectful to the elders that have been there way before aramark came to the university. Her boss and DM knows that she is rude, disrespectful and a liar. Employees here don't get along with her.,she has people taking pictures,people planting things just to accuse them of knot doing there jobs so she can get them fired. These managers no whats going on and they refuse to correct it. Aramark allow these managers to abuse employees. They say that they will correct it but they don't,they expect the employees ti just deal with the abuse. Faculty members and students try to get aramark to correct the situation and aramark refuse too. Certain university have started forming unions against aramark because they refuse to make change.. WE THE PEOPLE HAVE RIGHTS

    ReplyDelete
  19. I was never an employee of Aramark, but I was a guest at Mayo C.I. in Florida 2002-2004. You the public never heard of inmates getting food poisoning. Aramark staff caught an inmate worker that was going to dump some spoiled meat in the trash. This meat was suppose to be for Mayo C.I. employee's. The Aramark worker stopped the inmate (threating she would have him placed in confinement) and had the bad meat mixed with the inmate population food. Over a hundred inmates were at medical with food poisoning the next day, I was one of them. To this day I will never knowingly eat at any establishment associated with Aramark and encourage the public to get this company out of schools across the country. If you don't believe this story do some research. Talk to other inmate that were at Mayo C.I. during this period if you don't think it's true.

    ReplyDelete
  20. Anonymous23 July, 2014

    I would not somehow blame the company Aramark but it's the people that are employed by the company. Especially managers at the lower levels who does nothing for their employees. Also with its corporate offices in Pennsylvania, seems to me that this company would be a little bit more accessible to its employees in other states. Aramark always lets their good managers go and leave the ones that are bad and are only concerned with keeping their budgets down at the expense of cutting employees hours when they hire new people. They don't care about training old employees in all facets of the business only about earning their own bonuses.

    ReplyDelete
  21. otr214425
    INTERNATIONAL CONCEPT OF WORK FROM HOME
    Work from home theory is fast gaining popularity because of the freedom and flexibility that comes with it. Since one is not bound by fixed working hours, they can schedule their work at the time when they feel most productive and convenient to them. Women & Men benefit a lot from this concept of work since they can balance their home and work perfectly. People mostly find that in this situation, their productivity is higher and stress levels lower. Those who like isolation and a tranquil work environment also tend to prefer this way of working. Today, with the kind of communication networks available, millions of people worldwide are considering this option.

    Women & Men who want to be independent but cannot afford to leave their responsibilities at home aside will benefit a lot from this concept of work. It makes it easier to maintain a healthy balance between home and work. The family doesn't get neglected and you can get your work done too. You can thus effectively juggle home responsibilities with your career. Working from home is definitely a viable option but it also needs a lot of hard work and discipline. You have to make a time schedule for yourself and stick to it. There will be a time frame of course for any job you take up and you have to fulfill that project within that time frame.

    There are many things that can be done working from home. A few of them is listed below that will give you a general idea about the benefits of this concept.

    Baby-sitting
    This is the most common and highly preferred job that Women & Men like doing. Since in today's competitive world both the parents have to work they need a secure place to leave behind their children who will take care of them and parents can also relax without being worried all the time. In this job you don't require any degree or qualifications. You only have to know how to take care of children. Parents are happy to pay handsome salary and you can also earn a lot without putting too much of an effort.

    Nursery
    For those who have a garden or an open space at your disposal and are also interested in gardening can go for this method of earning money. If given proper time and efforts nursery business can flourish very well and you will earn handsomely. But just as all jobs establishing it will be a bit difficult but the end results are outstanding.

    Freelance
    Freelance can be in different wings. Either you can be a freelance reporter or a freelance photographer. You can also do designing or be in the advertising field doing project on your own. Being independent and working independently will depend on your field of work and the availability of its worth in the market. If you like doing jewellery designing you can do that at home totally independently. You can also work on freelancing as a marketing executive working from home. Wanna know more, email us on workfromhome.otr214425@gmail.com and we will send you information on how you can actually work as a marketing freelancer.


    Internet related work
    This is a very vast field and here sky is the limit. All you need is a computer and Internet facility. Whatever field you are into work at home is perfect match in the software field. You can match your time according to your convenience and complete whatever projects you get. To learn more about how to work from home, contact us today on workfromhome.otr214425@gmail.comand our team will get you started on some excellent work from home projects.


    Diet food
    Since now a days Women & Men are more conscious of the food that they eat hence they prefer to have homemade low cal food and if you can start supplying low cal food to various offices then it will be a very good source of income and not too much of efforts. You can hire a few ladies who will help you out and this can be a good business.

    Thus think over this concept and go ahead.

    ReplyDelete